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There have been 13 policies introduced over the past month

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Changes the provisions for studying the long term effects of blast pressure exposure on members of the Armed Forces.

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May 16 2019
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Establishes a process at the Colorado public utilities commission through which a public utility may implement an electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure program within the utility's service area.

 

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May 15 2019
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Eliminates a 24-month waiting period for individuals with Huntington's disease to receive Medicare benefits after qualifying for Social Security Disability Insurance.

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May 15 2019
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Eliminates a 24-month waiting period for individuals with Huntington's disease to receive Medicare benefits after qualifying for Social Security Disability Insurance.

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May 15 2019
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Explicitly includes coverage for treating eating disorders for members of the Armed Services and dependents of those members.

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May 15 2019
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Presents Safe-By-Design concept, which prioritizes safety throughout the development of innovative materials and products, adapted for nanomaterials.

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May 15 2019
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Calls for a pilot program to place social workers in law enforcement agencies through community mental health centers. 

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May 14 2019
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Authorizes grants through the Department of Justice to provide law enforcement officers with access to a behavioral health crisis response program.

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May 14 2019
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Implements continuing education requirements for practitioners who prescribe controlled substances.

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May 14 2019
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Requires a warning label for Schedules II - V opioids that they can cause dependence, addiction, and overdose.

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May 14 2019
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Expands required coverage of infertility treatments, including in vitro fertilization and genetic screening, in health insurance plans.

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May 14 2019
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Requires executive branch approval for transferring to China technology, intellectual property, and other innovation that is important to the US national interest, economy, or military.

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May 14 2019
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