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Bolsters parity around mental health and substance abuse treatments.

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May 20 2019
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House of Representatives

Restricts Federal acquisition and use of critical information and communication technologies developed, installed, and/or purchased by a foreign power.

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May 17 2019
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Executive Office of the President

Reauthorizes an office within the Department of Energy and direct the Secretary of Energy to establish and carry out a comprehensive, nationwide energy-related industries jobs program, including the development of programs to teach energy efficiency, manufacturing efficiency, community energy resiliency, and conservation, and a grant program to pay the wages of workers training to work in the renewable energy sector, energy efficiency sector, or grid modernization sector.

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May 16 2019
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House of Representatives

Changes the provisions for studying the long term effects of blast pressure exposure on members of the Armed Forces.

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May 16 2019
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Senate

Expands required coverage of infertility treatments, including in vitro fertilization and genetic screening, in health insurance plans.

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May 16 2019
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House of Representatives

Establishes a process at the Colorado public utilities commission through which a public utility may implement an electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure program within the utility's service area.

 

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May 15 2019
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Eliminates a 24-month waiting period for individuals with Huntington's disease to receive Medicare benefits after qualifying for Social Security Disability Insurance.

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May 15 2019
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House of Representatives

Eliminates a 24-month waiting period for individuals with Huntington's disease to receive Medicare benefits after qualifying for Social Security Disability Insurance.

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May 15 2019
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Senate

Explicitly includes coverage for treating eating disorders for members of the Armed Services and dependents of those members.

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May 15 2019
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House of Representatives

Presents Safe-By-Design concept, which prioritizes safety throughout the development of innovative materials and products, adapted for nanomaterials.

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May 15 2019
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Calls for a pilot program to place social workers in law enforcement agencies through community mental health centers. 

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May 14 2019
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House of Representatives

Authorizes grants through the Department of Justice to provide law enforcement officers with access to a behavioral health crisis response program.

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May 14 2019
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House of Representatives

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