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There have been 13 policies introduced over the past month

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Incentivizes states to permit mental health professionals to report individuals considered dangerous to prohibit their ability to purchase and possess firearms.

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Jun 27 2019
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House of Representatives

Reduces regulatory barriers to conducting research on marijuana and cannabidiol (CBD) while broadening opportunities to cultivate marijuana for scientific and medical purposes.  

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Jun 27 2019
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Authorizes grants through the Department of Justice to provide law enforcement officers with access to a behavioral health crisis response program.

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Jun 26 2019
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Implements continuing education requirements for practitioners who prescribe controlled substances.

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Jun 26 2019
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House of Representatives

Requires a warning label for Schedules II - V opioids that they can cause dependence, addiction, and overdose.

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Jun 26 2019
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House of Representatives

Authorizes grants and appropriations relating to the opioid epidemic.

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Jun 26 2019
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Provides guidance on how National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) analysis and documentation should address greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

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Jul 26 2019
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Jun 26 2019
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Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ)

Proposes amendments to EPA's regulations governing hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) to allow major HAP sources to reclassify as "area sources" once they limit their potential to emit HAPs to below the major source thresholds of 10 tons per year (tpy) for any single HAP or 25 tpy for any combination of HAPs.

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Jun 26 2019
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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Proposes national renewable portfolio standard for United States power sector by 2035, and requires the Secretary of Energy to submit a plan for a zero carbon power sector by 2050.  

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Jun 26 2019
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Senate

Bipartisan bill that would extend the wind investment tax credit (ITC) at 30 percent for offshore wind projects that start  construction by January 2027 or the year after the US has reached 3,000 MW of new offshore wind capacity.

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Jun 26 2019
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Authorizes spending for state or local grants to implement or expand medication-assisted treatment for incarcerated individuals with opioid use disorder.

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Jun 26 2019
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Senate

Authorizes appropriations for grants to improve suicide prevention services for veterans.

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Jun 26 2019
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House of Representatives

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