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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)

Prohibits abortions past twenty weeks, except in specific circumstances, based on scientific claims that fetuses can sense and react to stimuli by no later than twenty weeks after fertilization.

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Jan 24 2019
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Extends the Debbie Smith Act of 2005 by amending the DNA Analysis Backlog Elimination Act and DNA Sexual Assault Justice Act to reauthorize DNA analysis, training, education, and forensic exam programs until 2024.

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Jan 24 2019
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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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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

Commissions a study through the Department of Veteran Affairs to determine the effect of cannabis on health measures of veterans with chronic pain or post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Jan 23 2019
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Permits from National Marine Fisheries Service allowing seismic testing off Atlantic Cost in preparation for oil and gas exploration.

Latest Action: On January 18, 2019, a federal judge enjoined the executive branch from conducting further work on seismic testing permits until partial government shutdown ends. 

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Jan 18 2019
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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Commissions a study through the Department of Veteran Affairs to determine the effect of cannabis on health measures of veterans with chronic pain or post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Jan 17 2019
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Senate

Provides non-binding guidance for industry to assist the development of drugs and biological products to treat or prevent rare diseases. 

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Apr 2 2019
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Jan 16 2019
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Prohibits abortions past twenty weeks, except in specific circumstances, based on scientific claims that fetuses can sense and react to stimuli by no later than twenty weeks after fertilization.

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Jan 16 2019
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Senate

Directs the Department of Energy to develop and leverage artificial intelligence resources to support the Department of Veterans Affairs' healthcare services.

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Jan 16 2019
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Senate

Provides for further comprehensive research at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke on unruptured intracranial aneurysms.

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Jan 16 2019
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House of Representatives

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