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Opioid PACE Act of 2017 (HR 2063, 115th Congress)

  • Government
  • Elected Body
  • Neuroscience

Amends the Controlled Substances Act to require certain training as a condition of registration to prescribe or dispense opioids for the treatment of pain or pain management.

Updated last June 13, 2017
for the 04/06/2017 version of HR 2063.

Honor Our Commitment Act of 2017 (HR 1685, 115th Congress)

  • Government
  • Agency
  • Neuroscience

Directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to furnish mental and behavioral health care to certain individuals discharged or released from the active military, naval, or air service under conditions other than honorable.

Updated last May 31, 2017
for the 03/22/2017 version of HR 1685.

Military and Veteran Caregiver Services Improvement Act of 2017 (HR 1427 / S 591, 115th Congress)

  • Government
  • Elected Body
  • Neuroscience

Expands eligibility for the program of comprehensive assistance for family caregivers of the Department of Veterans Affairs, expands benefits available to participants under such program, and enhances special compensation for members of the uniformed services who require assistance in everyday life.

Updated last March 22, 2017
for the 03/09/2017 versions of HR 1472 and S 591.

Berlin Consensus Statement on Concussion in Sport

  • Industry
  • Science
  • Neuroscience

Guides clinical practice and develops previous understanding surrounding sports-related concussions.

Updated last August 30, 2017
for the 03/08/2017 Consensus Statement.

Adult Day Center Enhancement Act (HR 325, 115th Congress)

  • Government
  • Elected Body
  • Neuroscience

Original Development Brief – Establishes a framework for providing grants to adult day centers catering to non-senior adults with neurological conditions.

Updated last March 6, 2017
for the 01/05/2017 version of HR 325.