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Establishes a pilot program to treat members of the armed forces for post-traumatic stress disorder relating to military sexual trauma.

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May 9 2018
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House of Representatives

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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Apr 30 2018
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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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Apr 24 2018
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National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

Requires the Department of Defense to create a plan to accelerate research of breakthrough therapies for traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress.

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Apr 18 2018
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House of Representatives

Provides guidance on best practices for genetic variant databases as used for next-generation sequencing tests and details information on applying for FDA recognition of a genetic variant database.

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Apr 13 2018
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Provides for state administration of newborn screening for adrenoleukodystrophy.

Last Action
Apr 10 2018
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House of Representatives

Allows for budget increases for the National Institutes of Health in excess of established spending limits in the event that Congress appropriates such excess funds to that agency.

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Apr 10 2018
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House of Representatives

Addresses the ongoing opioid crisis through a variety of measures including expanded access to treatment services, investments in existing opioid management programs, and increased appropriations to several federal offices.

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Apr 5 2018
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House of Representatives

Promotes the development of domestic energy sources, and initiates a review of the Clean Power Plan. 

Last Action
Mar 28 2018
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White House

Requires the awarding of grants to health care sites to enhance treatment options for discharged drug overdose patients.

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Mar 22 2018
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House of Representatives

Imposes financial sanctions on Russian individuals and entities for recent cyberattacks on critical US infrastructure, including electric utility companies and power plants. 

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Mar 20 2018
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Directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to establish Alzheimer’s disease research, education, and clinical centers within its existing healthcare facilities.

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Mar 7 2018
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House of Representatives

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