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Requires wholesale electric power markets to create new rules that will allow for the participation of energy storage resources.

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Mar 6 2018
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Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)

Approves marketing of 23andMe’s direct-to-consumer genetic test for selected variants of the BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations associated with breast cancer and establishes a new category for this device and similar devices. 

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Mar 6 2018
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Modifies the Public Health Service Act to increase governmental efforts focused on antibiotic resistance. 

Last Action
Feb 28 2018
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Senate

An Act To amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize a sickle cell disease prevention and treatment demonstration program and to provide for sickle cell disease research, surveillance, prevention, and treatment.

Last Action
Feb 27 2018
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House of Representatives

Reduces management and monitoring requirements of regulations that prevent methane waste from oil and natural gas extraction on public lands.

Last Action
Feb 22 2018
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Department of the Interior (DOI)

Provides guidance for consideration when developing a drug for treatment of dystrophin-related diseases.

Last Action
Feb 16 2018
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Requires the Department of Health and Human Services to conduct a study on lung cancer in women to promote preventative services and public awareness.

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Feb 2 2018
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House of Representatives

Overturns a number of Obama administration environmental regulations concerning oil and gas extraction on Bureau of Land Management lands.

Last Action
Jan 31 2018
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Department of the Interior (DOI)

Requires the Department of Health and Human Services to conduct a study on lung cancer in women to promote preventative services and public awareness.

Last Action
Jan 30 2018
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Senate

Provides relief from removal and adjustment of status of certain individuals who are long-term United States residents and who entered the United States before reaching the age of 18, improves border security, and fosters United States engagement in Central America.

 

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Jan 26 2018
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House of Representatives

Amends DEA regulations to expand guidelines on drug dispersion for the purpose of maintenance treatment or detoxification treatment associated with opioid use disorder.

Last Action
Jan 23 2018
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Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA)

Establishes import tariffs on solar cells and modules from 2018 to 2022 in order to protect US solar manufacturers.

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Jan 22 2018
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Executive Office of the President

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