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Ellie's Law (HR 1648, 115th Congress)

  • Legislation
  • Neuroscience

Original Policy Development Brief – Provides for further comprehensive research at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke on unruptured intracranial aneurysms.

Updated last April 28, 2017
for the 03/21/2017 version of HR 1648.

Examining Opioid Treatment Infrastructure Act of 2017 (HR 994, 115th Congress)

  • Legislation
  • Neuroscience

Original Policy Development Brief – Directs the Government Accountability Office to evaluate and report on the inpatient and outpatient treatment capacity, availability, and needs of the United States in regard to opioid use disorder.

Updated last April 27, 2017
for the 02/09/2017 version of HR 994.

Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Act (S 311, 115th Congress)

  • Legislation
  • Neuroscience

Original Policy Development Brief  Authorizes grants for training and support services for families and caregivers of people living with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia.

Updated last April 11, 2017
for the 02/06/2017 version of S 311.

Preserving Employee Wellness Programs Act (HR 1313, 115th Congress)

  • Legislation
  • Genetics/Genomics

Original Policy Development Brief – Expands the ability of workplace wellness programs to collect personalized genetic information from employees but still remain in compliance with the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, the American Disabilities Act, and the Public Health Service Act.

Updated last March 30, 2017
for the 03/02/2017 version of HR 1313.