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Furthers the development of unmanned aircraft system technology through investing in additional research, building a trained workforce, and establishing working groups to address near-term and long-term challenges.

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Jun 22 2017
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Senate

Develops a civil unmanned aircraft policy framework and a pilot program from drone innovation.

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Jun 19 2017
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House of Representatives

To intensify stem cell research showing evidence of substantial clinical benefit to patients, and for other purposes.

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Jun 15 2017

To amend title 38, United States Code, to ensure access to acupuncturist services through the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Jun 8 2017

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

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

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

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

Implements provisions of the NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007 that require Federal agencies to provide relevant records to the Department of Justice for inclusion in the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS). 

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May 18 2017
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Social Security Administration (SSA)

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.

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Apr 26 2017
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House of Representatives

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