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There have been 6 policies introduced over the past month

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Puts forth a Department of Veterans Affairs policy on medical marijuana.

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Jun 11 2019
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Expands required coverage of infertility treatments, including in vitro fertilization and genetic screening, in health insurance plans.

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Jun 11 2019
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Provides the FDA's current thinking regarding the FDA approval process for electronic nicotine products, including e-cigarettes.

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Jun 11 2019
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Calls for the addition of suicide prevention resources to identification cards for students.

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Jun 11 2019
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Calls for the addition of suicide prevention resources to identification cards for students.

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Jun 11 2019
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Senate

Brief memo from the Acting Director of the Bureau of Offshore Energy Management (BOEM) laying out a region-by-region offshore wind leasing strategy.

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Jun 11 2019
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Bureau of Offshore Energy Management (BOEM)

Allows sale of gasoline blended with 15 percent ethanol (E15) year round, including summer months. 

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Jun 10 2019
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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Revises EPA guidance on the implementation of Clean Water Act (CWA) Section 401 to limit the time and scope of state and local government review of federally permitted projects that pose a pollution threat to local water bodies, including oil and gas pipelines.  

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Jun 7 2019
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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Updates regulations pertaining to the importation, interstate movement, and environmental release of genetically modified organisms.

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Aug 5 2019
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Jun 6 2019
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Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)

Provides $200m a year for next five years to assist public school districts in replacing traditional diesel buses with new, electric buses, with the aim of tacklng a significant portion of transportation sector greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

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Jun 6 2019
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Imposes a fee on opioid drug manufacturers to fund substance abuse prevention and treatment programs.

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Jun 5 2019
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Establishes a grant program to encourage the use of assistance dogs by certain members of the Armed Forces and veterans.

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Jun 5 2019
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