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There have been 13 policies introduced over the past month

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Mandates a pilot program to provide service dogs to veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder following evidence-based treatment.

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Jun 17 2019
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House of Representatives

Holds that the federal Atomic Energy Act (AEA) does not preempt Virginia law banning uranium mining on private land within its borders. 

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Jun 17 2019
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Authorizes grants to provide services to individuals with mental health conditions or substance use disorders who are or are at risk of becoming homeless.

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Jun 13 2019
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House of Representatives

Includes e-cigarettes and other electronic nicotine products in existing smoking bans for schools and other educational facilities.

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Jun 13 2019
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Senate

Calls for the Federal Trade Commission to bolster privacy and security protections for consumers' personal health data, including genetic information and information relating to mental health.

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Jun 13 2019
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Senate

Authorizes grants to support access to communication devices, services, or support for individuals with disabilities including traumatic brain injury, cerebral palsy, and autism.

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Jun 13 2019
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Senate

Expands coverage of genetic counseling services under Medicare.

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Jun 12 2019
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House of Representatives

Instructs the Department of Veterans Affairs to work with a federally funded research center to understand cannabis use by veterans.

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Jun 11 2019
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House of Representatives

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

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Jun 11 2019
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House of Representatives

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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House of Representatives

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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