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Requires the Small Business Administration to file an annual report to Congress detailing the Administration's information technology and cybersecurity efforts, its technologies' country of origin, and any cybersecurity risks, (e.g., automated botnet attacks) and mitigation strategies faced in the preceding two years.

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Apr 18 2019
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House of Representatives

Raises the legal age at which entities can sell and market tobacco products to from 18 to 21 and imposes new restrictions on the advertising and marketing of tobacco products.

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Apr 18 2019
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Retains current NAAQs for SOx of 75 ppb, established under the Obama Administration in 2010, without revision. 

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Apr 17 2019
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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Announces upcoming ban on E171 (titanium dioxide) additive in food products beginning January 1, 2020.

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Apr 17 2019
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Reviews and offers recommendations pertaining to the standardization to support international research and development of AI systems.

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Apr 16 2019
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Future of Humanity Institute at Oxford University

Places restrictions on both the length of supply and reason for prescription of certain opioids by practitioners.

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Apr 12 2019
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Forms grant programs to provide evidence-based, trauma-informed mental health and behavioral health services to "at-risk youth" in schools, detention facilities, or correctional facilities.

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Apr 12 2019
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House of Representatives

Forms an advisory board within the Department of Education to address better supporting students with mental health disabilities at higher education institutions.

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Apr 11 2019
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Senate

Bolsters mental health support by amending the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA).

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Apr 11 2019
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Senate

Examines how the Department of Veterans Affairs determines traumatic brain injury related impairments to award disability compensation, and provides recommendations to improve this process.

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Apr 10 2019
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National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM)

Promotes rapid investment in the domestic oil and gas industry by ordering EPA to revise Clean Water Act guidance and regulations that currently allow states to influence pipeline permitting decisions; directing the Department of Transportation to revise safety regulations for LNG facilities and allow the transport of LNG by rail; and directing the Labor Department to reexamine regulations governing investment by retirement plans in the energy sector.   

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Apr 10 2019
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Instructs the State Department to revise and expedite the process for issuing Presidential permits for oil and gas pipelines, tunnels, bridges and other facilities crossing international boundaries, in response to the extended process required for approving the Keystone XL Pipeline border crossing into Canada. 

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Apr 10 2019
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