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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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Establishes the Advisory Commission on Serving and Supporting Students with Mental Health Disabilities in Institutions of Higher Education.

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Jun 25 2019
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Reauthorizes programs under the Public Health Service Act and the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to address public health security and all-hazards preparedness and response, including those related to antimicrobial resistance and genomic engineering technologies.

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Jun 24 2019
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Creates the Alzheimer's Research and Caregiving Trust Fund, and permits contributions to such trust fund by the federal government and individuals.

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Jun 24 2019
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Establishes a National Commission on Fibrotic Diseases within the National Institutes of Health to coordinate and advance research relating to fibrotic diseases.

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Jun 24 2019
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Describes the FDA's current thinking regarding the benefit-risk assessment framework for new opioid drug applications.

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Aug 20 2019
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Jun 21 2019
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Updates the original, 2016 Strategic Plan to direct the government's ongoing research, development, and investment efforts into artificial intelligence.

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Jun 21 2019
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Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP)

Commissions a study through the Department of Veteran Affairs to determine the effect of cannabis on health measures of veterans with chronic pain or post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Apr 30 2019
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Jun 20 2019
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House of Representatives

Authorizes annual spending of $500 million for fiscal years 2020 through 2024 for state opioid response grants.

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Jun 20 2019
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Orders the executive branch to cull at least one third of all non-mandatory expert advisory committees advising the executive branch agencies by September 30, 2019.

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Jun 19 2019
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White House

Prohibits the Department of the Interior from offering any tract for oil and gas leasing or pre-leasing in the Atlantic or Pacific Outer Continental Shelf planning areas.

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Jun 19 2019
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House of Representatives

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

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Jun 19 2019
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