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The latest developments around the fields of

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Advancing Research for Hydrocephalus Act of 2015 (HR 2313, 114th Congress)

  • Government
  • Elected Body
  • Neuroscience

Original Development Brief – Provides guidelines for establishing the National Hydrocephalus Surveillance System, including the potential capture of genetic abnormalities that lead to the condition.

Updated last July 26, 2016
for the 5/13/2015 version of H.R. 2313

Rapid DNA Act of 2016 (S 2348, 114th Congress)

  • Government
  • Elected Body
  • Genetics/Genomics

Original Development Brief – Aims to create standards for the use of Rapid DNA instruments in law enforcement and criminal investigations.

Updated last July 11, 2016
for the 6/16/16 version of S. 2348.

Sexual Assault Survivors’ Rights Act (S 2566, 114th Congress)

  • Government
  • Elected Body
  • Genetics/Genomics

Original Development Brief – Aims to specify rights for sexual assault survivors regarding medical forensic examinations and evidence collection kits, including being informed of a DNA profile match. 

Updated last July 8, 2016
for the 2/23/2016 version of S. 2566

Veteran Suicide Prevention Act (HR 4640, 114th Congress)

  • Government
  • Elected Body
  • Neuroscience

Original Development Brief – Requires creation of a publicly available veteran suicide report, which includes traumatic brain injury data.

Updated last June 19, 2016
for the 2/26/2016 version of HR 4640

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