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Specifies what is needed for nanomaterial-containing pesticides to meet the public interest requirement for conditional registration under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act.

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May 30 2017
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US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

To require the Attorney General to make a determination as to whether cannabidiol should be a controlled substance and listed in a schedule under the Controlled Substances Act and to expand research on the potential medical benefits of cannabidiol and other marihuana components.

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May 25 2017

Establishes State, Local, and Tribal authorities regarding the governance of unmanned aircraft systems.

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May 25 2017
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Senate

Directs the Secretary of Education to award grants to state educational agencies to develop comprehensive plans to strengthen elementary and secondary computer science education

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May 22 2017
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House of Representatives

Authorizes the Secretary of Education to carry out a program to increase access to prekindergarten through grade 12 computer science education.

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May 22 2017
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House of Representatives

To provide for systemic research, treatment, prevention, awareness, and dissemination of information with respect to sports-related and other concussions.

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May 4 2017

Directs the Secretary of Transportation to take actions to address issues affecting motorcoach and school bus operators; industries should be included in the development of autonomous vehicle policies.

Last Action
Apr 26 2017
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House of Representatives

Gives the Department of Defense more jurisdiction to protect military-related entities from unmanned aircraft.

 

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Apr 26 2017
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House of Representatives

Amends title 10 of the United States Code to direct the Secretary of Defense to make certain limitations on the transfer of personal property to Federal and State agencies, and for other purposes

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Apr 5 2017
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House of Representatives

To provide for further comprehensive research at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke on unruptured intracranial aneurysms.

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Mar 21 2017

Authorizes specified National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) programs for FY2017.

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Mar 21 2017
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Senate

Amends the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012 to provide guidance and limitations regarding the integration of unmanned aircraft systems into United States airspace.

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Mar 17 2017
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House of Representatives

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