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Outlines the budget proposed by the National Nanotechnology Initiative for nanotechnology-related investments in the President’s 2020 Budget and provides information on progress made toward goals of the initiative.

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Aug 30 2019
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National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI)

Commissions the National Institutes of Health to conduct research on evidence-based strategies for combating stress among teachers to improve classroom environments and reduce turnover in the educational profession.

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Aug 30 2019
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Modifies the Controlled Substances Act to explain the eligibility of community mental health centers to register for practicing telemedicine.

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Aug 28 2019
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Criminalizes the importation or transportation of childlike sex dolls, mannequins, and robots.

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Aug 28 2019
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Updating and clarifying rule the substantive and procedural requirements for state, local and tribal government water quality certification under Clean Water Act Section 401 to expedite oil and gas and other infrastructure projects that might affect bodies of water in their localities. 

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Oct 21 2019
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Aug 22 2019
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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Requires screening of inbound mail and cargo from designated high-risk countries for illicit synthetic opioids.

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Aug 21 2019
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Reports goals, accomplishments, and future directions for National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Nanotechnology Research Center.

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Aug 20 2019
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National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

Designates 988 as the universal telephone number for a national suicide and mental health hotline.

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Aug 20 2019
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Bipartisan bill that would establish a two-year pilot program in the Department of Energy's (DOE's) national labs to identify security vulnerabilities in the energy sector and evaluate technology to isolate critical energy-sector systems from cyberattacks, and would further establish a DOE working group to develop a national strategy for isolating the energy grid from cyberattacks.

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Aug 16 2019
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Senate
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Aug 15 2019
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Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

Expands access to and coverage for the drug pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).

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Aug 14 2019
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Develops an ethical and regulatory framework of potential clinical applications of human germline genome editing.

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Nov 14 2019
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Aug 12 2019
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National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM)

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