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There have been 15 policies introduced over the past month

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Establishes guidelines to implement Extreme Risk Protection Orders to temporary limit access to firearms for some individuals based on a number of factors including evidence of a serious mental illness, among others.

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Jan 3 2019
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Senate

Mandates a study to better understand the incidence of veterans who died by suicide, violent death, or accidental death, as well as a list of prescribed medications, legal or illegal substances, and medical diagnoses.

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Jan 3 2019
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House of Representatives

Encourages development of commercial advanced nuclear reactor facilities through streamlined NRC licensing process.

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Jan 2 2019
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Senate

Amends the Public Health Service Act to expand funding for activities related to Alzheimer’s disease, cognitive decline, and general brain health.

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Dec 31 2018
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Senate

Specifies and addresses gaps or inconsistencies regarding best practices for chronic and acute pain management, and provides updates and recommendations to those practices.

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Apr 1 2019
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Dec 31 2018
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Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Preliminary step toward proceeding with leasing portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Reserve for oil and gas development.

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Feb 11 2019
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Dec 28 2018
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Department of the Interior (DOI)

Loosens offshore drilling safety rules judged by the current administration to be "unduly burdensome."  

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Dec 27 2018
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Classifies electroconvulsive therapy devices for treating catatonia or a severe major depressive episode associated with major depressive disorder or bipolar disorder in patients thirteen and older as class II (special controls).

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Dec 26 2018
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

An Act To require the Secretary of Homeland Security to establish a security vulnerability disclosure policy, to establish a bug bounty program for the Department of Homeland Security, to amend title 41, United States Code, to provide for Federal acquisition supply chain security, and for other purposes.

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Dec 22 2018

Supports the United States’s leadership in the research and development of quantum science and technology.

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Dec 21 2018
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House of Representatives

Reauthorizes and creates various programs related to concussions and traumatic brain injuries.

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Dec 21 2018
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House of Representatives

Instructs the Department of Veterans Affairs to give veterans access to magnetic EEG/EKG-guided resonance therapy.

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Dec 21 2018
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House of Representatives

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