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Protecting Our Infants Act: Report to Congress (SAMHSA Report)

  • Government
  • Agency
  • Statute
  • Neuroscience

Original Development Brief – Provides relevant background information of opioid use disorder, prenatal opioid exposure, and neonatal abstinence syndrome, reviews current activities of the HHS with relation to these issues, and recommends strategies to abate the gaps and obstacles identified in these activities.

Updated last January 5, 2018
for the 05/2017 report.

Power and Security Systems (PASS) Act (Public Law 115-78)

  • Government
  • Statute
  • Energy

Original Development Brief – Extends an exemption to energy conservation standards for external power supplies until 2023 and requires the Department of Energy to rule two years prior to that date on whether such standards or an alternative should actually apply to these devices.

Updated last December 14, 2017
for the 11/02/2017 Public Law.

Pesticide Protection Act of 2017 (HR 3380, 115th Congress)

  • Government
  • Elected Body
  • Neuroscience

Original Development Brief – Prohibits the continued sale and use of chlorpyrifos, a common ingredient in pesticides, for all currently registered uses.

Updated last December 8, 2017
for the 07/25/2017 version of HR 3380.

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