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Supports the United States’ leadership in the research and development of quantum science and technology.

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Aug 1 2018
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Senate

Directs NERC to modify its Critical Infrastructure Protection Reliability Standards to broaden and standardize mandatory reporting of cyber security incidents.

Last Action
Jul 31 2018
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Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)

Amends the Older Americans Act of 1965 to authorize services to be provided to individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or a related disorder with neurological and organic brain dysfunction who have not attained 60 years of age.

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Jul 31 2018
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House of Representatives

Upholds FERC Orders approving renewables exemption to the minimum price offer rule in New England wholesale power market. 

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Jul 31 2018
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US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Phase I of a planned two-pase modification of a 2015 rule regulating coal ash disposal under RCRA to allow coal ash waste site operators increased regulatory flexibility, diminish monitoring and remediation practices, and reduce federal oversight.

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Jul 30 2018
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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Provides the National Institutes of Health funding to study the cognitive, physical, and social-emotional effects of technology on infants, children, and adolescents as they age.

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Jul 26 2018
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Senate

Provides the National Institutes of Health funding to study the cognitive, physical, and social-emotional effects of technology on infants, children, and adolescents as they age.

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Jul 26 2018
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House of Representatives

Reauthorizes and creates various programs related to concussions and traumatic brain injuries.

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Jul 26 2018
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House of Representatives

Limits the challenges to privacy and security posed by public and privately operated unmanned aerial systems.

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Jul 26 2018
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House of Representatives

Requires the Federal Communications Commission to establish a task force for meeting the connectivity and technology needs of precision agriculture in the United States.

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Jul 24 2018
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Extends the authority of both the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property to adjust patent fees for eight years to help with investments in artificial intelligence techniques to increase agency productivity.

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Jul 24 2018
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House of Representatives

Amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to direct the Department of Homeland Security to establish a coordinator for unmanned aircraft systems.

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Jul 19 2018
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House of Representatives

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