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The latest developments around the fields of

  • Energy
  • Genetics/Genomics
  • Nanotechnology
  • Neuroscience
  • Robotics/AI

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

  • Government
  • Elected Body
  • Neuroscience

Original 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.

Opioid PACE Act of 2017 (HR 2063, 115th Congress)

  • Government
  • Elected Body
  • Neuroscience

Amends the Controlled Substances Act to require certain training as a condition of registration to prescribe or dispense opioids for the treatment of pain or pain management.

Updated last June 13, 2017
for the 04/06/2017 version of HR 2063.

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

  • Government
  • Elected Body
  • Genetics/Genomics

Original 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.

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