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Provides the tobacco industry with guidelines for submitting plans regarding cigarette packaging and advertising.

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Feb 7 2020
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Dec 30 2019
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Allows the National Science Foundation to award grants that would develop the participation of female prekindergarten and elementary school students in STEM and computer science fields.

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Dec 24 2019
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Requires executive branch agencies to develop and publish methods for non-governmental entities to report potential cybersecurity vulnerabilities to those agencies. 

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Jan 10 2020
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Dec 23 2019
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Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

Requires the Department of Defense to submit a report to Congress containing information and details on the Department’s artificial intelligence strategy.

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Dec 20 2019
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House of Representatives

Declares that digital engineering, including artificial intelligence, is a core competency of the armed forces.

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Dec 20 2019
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Senate

Directs the creation of an Artificial Intelligence Center of Excellence in the General Services Administration to support innovation of AI technologies in the federal government. 

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Dec 19 2019
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House of Representatives

Extends compensation and eligibility rules for spouses of veterans who died from ALS.

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Dec 18 2019
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Directs the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to develop a public health program to address the use of electronic nicotine delivery systems among teens, and awards grants to local entities for its implementation.

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Dec 18 2019
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Directs the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to develop a public health program to address the use of electronic nicotine delivery systems among teens, and awards grants to local entities for its implementation.

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Dec 18 2019
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Expands Medicare and Medicaid coverage to include mental and behavioral health treatments provided through telehealth services.

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Dec 18 2019
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Request for toxicology data on exposure to engineered nanomaterials to inform setting of appropriate occupational exposure limits.

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Feb 18 2020
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Dec 17 2019
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Authorizes the Department of Agriculture to use the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility for the defense of US agriculture and food.

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Dec 17 2019
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