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There have been 13 policies introduced over the past month

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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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Sep 26 2018
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Reauthorizes programs conducted by the National Institute of Standards and Technology as well as establishes continued support for quantum information science and artificial intelligence research investments.

 

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Sep 26 2018
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Creates an Emerging Technology Policy Lab to promote collaborative and impactful uses of artificial intelligence within and outside of the Federal government.

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Sep 26 2018
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Senate

Requires labeling of nanoscale ingredients in cosmetics and personal care products and monitoring of developments in adverse health effects related to the use of nanotechnology in the formulation of cosmetics.

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Sep 26 2018
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House of Representatives

Expands federal safety protocols to include railroad facilities in airspace protections against unmanned aircraft systems.

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Sep 26 2018
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Senate

Creates funding for the Federal Aviation Administration to review standards, manage education, and coordinate interagency efforts for operating Counter-Unmanned Aircraft Systems.

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Sep 26 2018
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Senate

Provides increased resources and bolsters regulations to remove lead from drinking water in public housing.

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Sep 25 2018
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Outlaws the sale and use of organophosphate pesticides and mandates that the EPA cancel the registration of organophosphate pesticides from the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act.

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Sep 20 2018
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Evaluates the reliability of previous research that compared the effectiveness of inhalation versus instillation of potentially carcinogenic nanoparticles at causing lung inflammation in rats.

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Sep 20 2018
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European Union

Amends the Controlled Substances Act to require the Drug Enforcement Administration to provide more detailed reports on patterns of opioids sales to distributors and manufacturers to help monitor and curtail suspicious or illegal opioid orders.

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Sep 19 2018
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House of Representatives

Directs the Federal Government to protect the United States from biological threats.

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Sep 18 2018
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White House

Addresses the opioid crisis by preventing the misuse of prescription opioid analgesics through communicating the risks of opioid analgesics and educating those who prescribe or provide opioid medications.

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Sep 18 2018
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

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