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Track Science Policy (of the past 365 days)

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Requires the awarding of grants to health care sites to enhance treatment options for discharged drug overdose patients.

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Mar 22 2018
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House of Representatives

Imposes financial sanctions on Russian individuals and entities for recent cyberattacks on critical US infrastructure, including electric utility companies and power plants. 

Last Action
Mar 20 2018
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Directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to establish Alzheimer’s disease research, education, and clinical centers within its existing healthcare facilities.

Last Action
Mar 7 2018
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House of Representatives

Requires wholesale electric power markets to create new rules that will allow for the participation of energy storage resources.

Last Action
Mar 6 2018
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Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)

Approves marketing of 23andMe’s direct-to-consumer genetic test for selected variants of the BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations associated with breast cancer and establishes a new category for this device and similar devices. 

Last Action
Mar 6 2018
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Modifies the Public Health Service Act to increase governmental efforts focused on antibiotic resistance. 

Last Action
Feb 28 2018
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Senate

An Act To amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize a sickle cell disease prevention and treatment demonstration program and to provide for sickle cell disease research, surveillance, prevention, and treatment.

Last Action
Feb 27 2018
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House of Representatives

Enhances reporting requirements of genetic discrimination, among other provisions, by amending the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

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Feb 27 2018
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Senate

Reduces management and monitoring requirements of regulations that prevent methane waste from oil and natural gas extraction on public lands.

Last Action
Feb 22 2018
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Department of the Interior (DOI)

Provides guidance for consideration when developing a drug for treatment of dystrophin-related diseases.

Last Action
Feb 16 2018
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Enhances reporting requirements of genetic discrimination, among other provisions, by amending the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

Last Action
Feb 14 2018
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House of Representatives

Requires the Department of Health and Human Services to conduct a study on lung cancer in women to promote preventative services and public awareness.

Last Action
Feb 2 2018
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House of Representatives

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