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To prohibit the CIA from using an unmanned aerial vehicle to carry out a weapons strike or other deliberately lethal action and to transfer the authority to conduct such strikes or lethal action to the Department of Defense (HR 487, 115th Congress)

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Original Development Brief – Prohibits the Central Intelligence Agency from using unmanned aerial vehicles to carry out weapons strikes or other deliberately lethal action and transfers the authority to conduct such strikes or lethal actions to the Department of Defense.

Updated last October 24, 2017
for the 01/12/2017 version of HR 487

Patients First Act of 2017 (HR 2918, 115th Congress)

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  • Elected Body
  • Genetics/Genomics
  • Neuroscience

Original Development Brief – Promotes and facilitates stem cell research showing evidence of substantial clinical benefit to patients, while placing restrictions on the creation, injury, and destruction of embryos for such research.

Updated last October 19, 2017
for the 06/15/2017 version of HR 2918.

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