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FDA Regulation of Intentionally Altered Genomic DNA in Animals (Draft Guidance)

  • Government
  • Agency
  • Genetics/Genomics

Clarifies FDA’s requirements and recommendations for producers and developers of genetically engineered animals and their products, and expands the scope of the guidance to include animals intentionally altered through use of genome editing techniques.

Updated last January 25, 2017
for the January 2017 Draft Guidance.

Rapid DNA Act of 2017 (HR 510 / S 139, 115th Congress)

  • Government
  • Elected Body
  • Genetics/Genomics

Establishes a system for integration of Rapid DNA instruments for use by law enforcement to reduce violent crime and reduce the current DNA analysis backlog.

Updated last January 30, 2017
for the 01/12/2017 versions of HR 510 and S 139.

American Health Care Reform Act of 2017 (HR 277, 115th Congress)

  • Government
  • Elected Body
  • Genetics/Genomics

Repeals the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and related reconciliation provisions, promotes patient-centered health care, and provides for the creation of a safe harbor for defendants in medical malpractice actions who demonstrate adherence to clinical practice guidelines.

Updated last March 13, 2017
for the 01/04/2017 version of HR 277.