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There have been 6 policies introduced over the past month

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Calls for new disclosure and enforcement requirements to increase parity in mental health and substance abuse benefits in health insurance plans.

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May 21 2019
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House of Representatives

Calls for new disclosure and enforcement requirements to increase parity in mental health and substance abuse benefits in health insurance plans.

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May 21 2019
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Senate

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

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May 21 2019
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Senate

Directs the establishment and implementation of the National Artificial Intelligence Research and Development Initiative, and creates various offices, advisory committees, and workforces to support the Initiative.

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May 21 2019
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Senate

Announces upcoming funding opportunity for quantum information science centers.

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May 20 2019
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Department of Energy (DOE)

Bolsters parity around mental health and substance abuse treatments.

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May 20 2019
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House of Representatives

Changes the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21.

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May 20 2019
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Senate

Restricts Federal acquisition and use of critical information and communication technologies developed, installed, and/or purchased by a foreign power.

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May 17 2019
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Executive Office of the President

Reauthorizes an office within the Department of Energy and direct the Secretary of Energy to establish and carry out a comprehensive, nationwide energy-related industries jobs program, including the development of programs to teach energy efficiency, manufacturing efficiency, community energy resiliency, and conservation, and a grant program to pay the wages of workers training to work in the renewable energy sector, energy efficiency sector, or grid modernization sector.

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Jul 17 2019
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May 16 2019
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House of Representatives

Changes the provisions for studying the long term effects of blast pressure exposure on members of the Armed Forces.

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May 16 2019
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Senate

Establishes a process at the Colorado public utilities commission through which a public utility may implement an electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure program within the utility's service area.

 

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May 15 2019
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Eliminates a 24-month waiting period for individuals with Huntington's disease to receive Medicare benefits after qualifying for Social Security Disability Insurance.

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May 15 2019
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