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Instructs the Department of Veterans Affairs to give veterans access to magnetic EEG/EKG-guided resonance therapy.

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Dec 21 2018
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House of Representatives

Addresses federal prison reform issues including the support of evidence-based medication-assisted treatment for prisoners with heroin and opioid use disorder under supervised release, and restricting solitary confinement for juveniles.

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Dec 21 2018
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Institutes a national standard for disclosing the bioengineered status of foods for retail sale.

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Dec 21 2018
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Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Amends chapter 47 of the United States Criminal Code regarding fraud and false statements to include the deceptive use or distribution of deepfakes, an artificial-enabled technology capable of editing audio and visual recordings.

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Dec 21 2018
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Amends the Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990 to expand knowledge about the genomes and phenomes of crops and livestock in the United States.

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Dec 20 2018
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House of Representatives

Rolls back 2015 EPA rule requiring all new coal-fired power plants to employ carbon capture technology to control greenhouse gas emissions. 

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Mar 18 2019
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Dec 20 2018
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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Identifies and discusses potential environmental and health-related emerging issues that may require future legislation by EU Commission Services.

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Dec 20 2018
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European Commission

Summarizes survey results on environmental and health-related nanomaterial safety research in the US and EU.

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Dec 20 2018
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Directs the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration to coordinate and study the use of unmanned maritime systems.

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Dec 19 2018
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Reverts to prior requirement that exporters report the delivery destination for rather than the end user of, exported LNG or natural gas.

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Dec 19 2018
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Department of Energy (DOE)

Deploys a blueprint for reducing lead exposure and its associated harms in children through collaboration among a range of stakeholders across federal agencies.

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Dec 19 2018
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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Expands the Jenkins Act to include preventing the sale and transport of electronic cigarettes, cigars, and pipe tobacco to minors across state lines.

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Dec 19 2018
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House of Representatives

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