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Provides guidelines for when and under what regulatory frameworks the FDA will regulate the use of certain clinical decision support software.

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Dec 26 2019
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Sep 27 2019
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Replaces federal gasoline tax with a multi-sector carbon tax as source of funding for federal highway infrastructure spending.  

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Sep 26 2019
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Requires the regulation of the use of automated software programs that impersonate human activity on social media.

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Sep 26 2019
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Authorizes the National Institutes of Health to grant awards supporting researchers focused on pediatric research.

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Sep 26 2019
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Authorizes a grant program to combat educational and professional disparities for women and minorities in science, technology, engineering, and math through workshops, mentoring programs, internships, and other activities.

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Sep 26 2019
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House of Representatives

Authorizes a grant program to combat educational and professional disparities for women and minorities in science, technology, engineering, and math through workshops, mentoring programs, internships, and other activities.

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Sep 26 2019
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Senate

Provides funding to support grid-scale energy storage research and development and improve the efficiency of the electrical grid.

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Sep 25 2019
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Senate

Bipartisan bill that directs the Department of Energy (DOE) to establish a program for capturing CO2 produced during  generation of electric power from natural gas.

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Sep 25 2019
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Senate

Presents a literature analysis of new nanomaterials and how they might fit within current definitions and guidelines for nanomaterial regulation in the European Union.

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Sep 25 2019
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European Union Observatory for Nanomaterials (EUON)

Lowers the civil penalty that automakers must pay when new cars and trucks exceed corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) standards, from $14 to $5.50 per extra 0.1 miles per gallon (mpg), undoing a 2016 Obama Administration rulemaking.

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Sep 24 2019
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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

Rescinds the new source performance standards (NSPS) for methane and VOC emissions from oil and gas transmission and storage infrastructure, and rescinds the NSPS for methane for oil and gas production and processing infrastructure. 

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Oct 25 2019
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Sep 24 2019
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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Creates the National Influenza Vaccine Task Force to modernize the domestic influenza vaccine enterprise and directs certain federal agencies to perform specific actions toward achieving that goal.

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Sep 24 2019
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