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Requires carbon monoxide alarms and detectors in federally assisted housing programs, including those for the elderly, the disabled, and rural communities.

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Nov 7 2019
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House of Representatives

Requires carbon monoxide alarms in federally assisted housing programs, including those for the elderly, the disabled, and rural communities.

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Nov 7 2019
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Senate

Directs the creation of an Artificial Intelligence Center of Excellence in the General Services Administration to support innovation of AI technologies in the federal government. 

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Nov 6 2019
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Creates the National Engineering Biology Research and Development Initiative.

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Nov 5 2019
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Supports programs and registries to better understand and enhance awareness about sudden unexpected death in early life.

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Nov 5 2019
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Senate

Begins the process of withdrawing from the Paris Climate Agreement, which will take effect one year from delivery of the notification (i.e. Nov. 4, 2020).

 

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Nov 6 2019
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Nov 4 2019
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Department of State (DOS)

Requires the Department of Health and Human Services to encourage the development and implementation of campus plans to address mental health and prevent suicide in higher education institutions.

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Oct 31 2019
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Creates a new schedule of controlled substances, schedule A, to regulate analogs of drugs currently controlled under schedules I-V that are imported, or offered for import, into the US.

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Oct 31 2019
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House of Representatives

Creates a new schedule of controlled substances, schedule A, to regulate analogs of drugs currently controlled under schedules I-V that are imported, or offered for import, into the US.

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Oct 31 2019
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Senate

Provides updated guidelines for evaluating safety of nanomaterials in cosmetics in the EU.

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Oct 30 2019
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European Commission

Prohibits abortion on the basis of suspected knowledge that the fetus has Down syndrome.

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Oct 30 2019
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Senate

Prohibits abortion on the basis of suspected knowledge that the fetus has Down syndrome.

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Oct 29 2019
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House of Representatives

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