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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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Apr 30 2019
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Jun 20 2019
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House of Representatives

Authorizes annual spending of $500 million for fiscal years 2020 through 2024 for state opioid response grants.

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Jun 20 2019
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Orders the executive branch to cull at least one third of all non-mandatory expert advisory committees advising the executive branch agencies by September 30, 2019.

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Jun 19 2019
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Prohibits the Department of the Interior from offering any tract for oil and gas leasing or pre-leasing in the Atlantic or Pacific Outer Continental Shelf planning areas.

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Jun 19 2019
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Requires the Department of Veteran Affairs to award grants to improve suicide prevention services for veterans and their families.

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Jun 19 2019
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Mandates a pilot program to provide service dogs to veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder following evidence-based treatment.

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Jun 17 2019
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Holds that the federal Atomic Energy Act (AEA) does not preempt Virginia law banning uranium mining on private land within its borders. 

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Jun 17 2019
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Authorizes grants to provide services to individuals with mental health conditions or substance use disorders who are or are at risk of becoming homeless.

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Jun 13 2019
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Includes e-cigarettes and other electronic nicotine products in existing smoking bans for schools and other educational facilities.

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Jun 13 2019
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Calls for the Federal Trade Commission to bolster privacy and security protections for consumers' personal health data, including genetic information and information relating to mental health.

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Jun 13 2019
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Authorizes grants to support access to communication devices, services, or support for individuals with disabilities including traumatic brain injury, cerebral palsy, and autism.

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Jun 13 2019
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Expands coverage of genetic counseling services under Medicare.

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Jun 12 2019
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