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Proposes amendments to EPA's regulations governing hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) to allow major HAP sources to reclassify as "area sources" once they limit their potential to emit HAPs to below the major source thresholds of 10 tons per year (tpy) for any single HAP or 25 tpy for any combination of HAPs.

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Jun 26 2019
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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Proposes national renewable portfolio standard for United States power sector by 2035, and requires the Secretary of Energy to submit a plan for a zero carbon power sector by 2050.  

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Jun 26 2019
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Bipartisan bill that would extend the wind investment tax credit (ITC) at 30 percent for offshore wind projects that start  construction by January 2027 or the year after the US has reached 3,000 MW of new offshore wind capacity.

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Jun 26 2019
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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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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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