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Describes the strategic plan of the Nanotechnology Research Center (NTRC) for fiscal years (FY) 2018-2025, which addresses measures to protect the nanotechnology workforce.

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Apr 24 2018
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National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

Requires the Department of Defense to create a plan to accelerate research of breakthrough therapies for traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress.

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Apr 18 2018
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House of Representatives

Provides for state administration of newborn screening for adrenoleukodystrophy.

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Apr 10 2018
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House of Representatives

Allows for budget increases for the National Institutes of Health in excess of established spending limits in the event that Congress appropriates such excess funds to that agency.

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Apr 10 2018
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House of Representatives

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

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

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Feb 22 2018
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Department of the Interior (DOI)

Provides relief from removal and adjustment of status of certain individuals who are long-term United States residents and who entered the United States before reaching the age of 18, improves border security, and fosters United States engagement in Central America.

 

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Jan 26 2018
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House of Representatives

Original Development Brief – Prohibits further extension of the requirement to implement positive train control beyond December 31, 2018.

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Jan 11 2018
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House of Representatives

Proposes that certain power plants be offered new pricing dependent on their "resiliency" — defined by having a 90 day supply of fuel on-site —  which FERC later rejects.

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Jan 8 2018
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Department of Energy (DOE)

Rescinds Obama administration rule that required hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") operators on Federal and Indian Lands to adhere to certain monitoring and reporting requirements.

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Dec 29 2017
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Department of the Interior (DOI)

Provides guidance for industry on the development of human drug products in which a nanomaterial is present in the final dosage form. 

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Dec 18 2017
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

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