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There have been 6 policies introduced over the past month

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May 23 2019
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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Makes appropriations for energy and water development and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020.  Includes various provisions affecting Executive Branch policies in energy area. 

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May 23 2019
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House of Representatives

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

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May 23 2019
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Senate

Expands mental health coverage among service members to those on reserve, and requires a report on the increase in mental health care usage rates from the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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May 22 2019
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Senate

Commissions a study from the Government Accountability Office to assess memoranda and materials between the Veterans Health Administration and non-Department of Veterans Affairs groups relating to suicide prevention and mental health services.

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May 22 2019
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House of Representatives

Commissions a study by the Government Accountability Office to understand the staff and workload structure of suicide prevention coordinators within the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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May 22 2019
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House of Representatives

Charges the Department of Veterans Affairs to inform Congress of any suicide or attempted suicide at a Department of Veterans Affairs facility.

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May 22 2019
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House of Representatives

Finds that there would be no significant environmental impacts from  lifting an Obama-era moratorium on coal leasing on federal lands, paving the way for the moratorium to be lifted. 

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Jun 6 2019
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May 22 2019
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Bureau of Land Management (BLM)

Prompts the Department of Health and Human Services to begin a program involving at-home delivery of intravenous immune globulin to treat neuropathy conditions.

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May 22 2019
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House of Representatives

Requires the Department of Defense to award grants to fund research on orthotics and prosthetics for members of the Armed Forces, veterans, and civilians who have undergone amputation, traumatic brain injury, and other serious physical injury as a result of combat or military experience.

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May 22 2019
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House of Representatives

Adds new restrictions around and proposes penalties for opioid "dubious" marketing or distribution practices.

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May 22 2019
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House of Representatives

Directs EPA offices to change their methods for calculating the health benefits of reducing pollution and taking other regulatory actions.

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May 21 2019
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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

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