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Encourages increased awareness and research support for sickle-cell disease and promotes standardized strategies for sharing education, screening results, and counseling.

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Sep 29 2017
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Defines and establishes a punishment for the unsafe operation of unmanned aircraft.

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Sep 21 2017
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Provides for information on highly automated driving systems to be made available to prospective buyers.

 

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Sep 6 2017
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Requires the creation of best practices for including information regarding a patient’s opioid use disorder history in certain medical records.

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Aug 11 2017
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Prohibits the continued sale and use of chlorpyrifos, a common ingredient in pesticides, for all currently registered uses.

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Aug 8 2017
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Defines and establishes punishment for the unsafe operation of unmanned aircraft.

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Aug 3 2017
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Amends legislation to establish sole authority for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration over the regulation of highly automated vehicles.

 

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Jul 28 2017
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Encourages the development and implementation of a concussion safety plan for public elementary and secondary schools served by local education agencies.

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Jul 28 2017
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To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a pilot program to enter into contracts with qualified nonprofit organizations to provide service dogs to eligible veterans with a mental health mobility disorder related to post-traumatic stress or traumatic brain injury, and for other purposes.

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Jul 20 2017

Directs the National Science Foundation to award grants to encourage young girls to participate in computer science and other STEM activities.

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Jul 20 2017
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Expands the capacity and capability of the ballistic missile defense system of the United States.

 

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Jul 17 2017
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To amend the market name of genetically altered salmon in the United States, and for other purposes.

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Jul 11 2017

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