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Mandates the labeling of fish that has been genetically engineered.

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Feb 7 2019
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House of Representatives

Expands medical coverage relating to mental health for veterans who have experienced military sexual trauma.

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Feb 7 2019
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Senate

Modifies Internal Revenue Code to allow tax credits for "advanced coal projects" that use carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) technology to capture 60% or more of their carbon emissions. 

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Feb 7 2019
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Senate

Stipulates that the Food and Drug Administration must revoke approval of one opioid pain medication when approving a new opioid pain medication.

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Feb 7 2019
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Senate

Commissions a study on how virtual currencies and marketplaces are utilized in the trafficking of sex or drugs, particularly focused on opioids that contribute to the ongoing opioid crisis.

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Feb 7 2019
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Senate

Imposes a one cent per milligram fee on the sale of active opioids by a manufacturer, producer, or importer to fund substance abuse treatment programs.

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Feb 7 2019
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Requires that the Food and Drug Administration files a report with Congress if approving an opioid drug against the recommendation of a special advisory committee as specified in the Comprehensive Drug and Recovery Act of 2016.

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Feb 7 2019
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Senate

Expands and bolsters research on autism spectrum disorder through the National Institutes of Health, including work on education, early detection, and intervention strategies.

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Feb 7 2019
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Senate

Contracts a study through the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine to better understand chronic wasting disease — a prion transmitted disease that affects the nervous system of deer, elk, and moose — with a focus on the transmission mechanism and impacts of the disease.

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Feb 7 2019
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Senate

Aids industry drug product development of depot buprenorphine products for treating opioid use disorder by sharing the Food and Drug Administration's current thinking of the subject.

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Feb 6 2019
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Identifies opportunities, challenges, and prospective policies exist for the US to lead the development of artificial intelligence research and applications.

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Feb 5 2019
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Feb 5 2019
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White House

Provides recommendations to the National Institutes of Health for how to better protect genomic data that is accessed by foreign investigators. 

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Feb 5 2019
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Office of Inspector General (OIG)

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