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Prohibits health insurers from discriminating based on pre-existing conditions.

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Jan 25 2019
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House of Representatives

Describes the strategic plan of the Nanotechnology Research Center (NTRC) for fiscal years (FY) 2018-2025, which addresses measures to protect the nanotechnology workforce.

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Jan 24 2019
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National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

Aims to help reduce U.S. carbon pollution by up to 45% from 2016 levels by 2030, and over 90% by 2050, by pricing carbon at $15 per metric ton,  increased by $10 every year.

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Jan 24 2019
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Post-Fukushima Nuclear Regulatory Commission safety rule that requires U.S. commercial nuclear reactors to maintain resources and procedures to cool a reactor’s core and spent fuel pool, as well as preserve the reactor’s containment, following a disabling event, among other safety requirements.

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Jan 24 2019
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Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)

Commissions a study through the Department of Veterans Affairs to better understand the efficacy and safety of medicinal cannabis for those diagnosed with chronic pain, post-traumatic stress disorder, or other conditions deemed appropriate.

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Jan 24 2019
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House of Representatives

Proposes policy options for integrating clinical health and mental health services.

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Jan 24 2019
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Bipartisan Policy Center

Sets payment parameters and provisions related to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act for the 2020 benefit year.

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Jan 24 2019
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Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Provides a cost-benefit analysis of reskilling workers at risk of being displaced by automation in private- and public-sector perspectives.

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Jan 22 2019
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World Economic Forum

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