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Amends the Public Health Service Act to expand funding for activities related to Alzheimer’s disease, cognitive decline, and general brain health.

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Dec 31 2018
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Specifies and addresses gaps or inconsistencies regarding best practices for chronic and acute pain management, and provides updates and recommendations to those practices.

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Apr 1 2019
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Dec 31 2018
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Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Preliminary step toward proceeding with leasing portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Reserve for oil and gas development.

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Feb 11 2019
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Dec 28 2018
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Department of the Interior (DOI)

Loosens offshore drilling safety rules judged by the current administration to be "unduly burdensome."  

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Dec 27 2018
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Department of the Interior (DOI)

Supports the United States’s leadership in the research and development of quantum science and technology.

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Dec 21 2018
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House of Representatives

Reauthorizes and creates various programs related to concussions and traumatic brain injuries.

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Dec 21 2018
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House of Representatives

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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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)

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