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Amends the Older Americans Act of 1965 to authorize services to be provided to individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or a related disorder with neurological and organic brain dysfunction who have not attained 60 years of age.

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Jul 31 2018
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House of Representatives

Upholds FERC Orders approving renewables exemption to the minimum price offer rule in New England wholesale power market. 

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Jul 31 2018
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US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Issues a framework for the collection, retention, sharing, and use of genetic data obtained by consumer genetic testing companies.

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Jul 31 2018
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Phase I of a planned two-pase modification of a 2015 rule regulating coal ash disposal under RCRA to allow coal ash waste site operators increased regulatory flexibility, diminish monitoring and remediation practices, and reduce federal oversight.

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Jul 30 2018
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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Provides the National Institutes of Health funding to study the cognitive, physical, and social-emotional effects of technology on infants, children, and adolescents as they age.

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Jul 26 2018
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Senate

Provides the National Institutes of Health funding to study the cognitive, physical, and social-emotional effects of technology on infants, children, and adolescents as they age.

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Jul 26 2018
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House of Representatives

Limits the challenges to privacy and security posed by public and privately operated unmanned aerial systems.

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Jul 26 2018
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Requires the Federal Communications Commission to establish a task force for meeting the connectivity and technology needs of precision agriculture in the United States.

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Jul 24 2018
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Extends the authority of both the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property to adjust patent fees for eight years to help with investments in artificial intelligence techniques to increase agency productivity.

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Jul 24 2018
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House of Representatives

Amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to direct the Department of Homeland Security to establish a coordinator for unmanned aircraft systems.

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Jul 19 2018
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Amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to authorize the Departments of Homeland Security and Justice to evaluate and prevent threats from unmanned aircraft and vehicles.

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Jul 18 2018
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House of Representatives

Amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to authorize the Departments of Homeland Security and Justice to evaluate and prevent threats from unmanned aircraft and vehicles.

 

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Jul 18 2018
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