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The latest developments around the fields of

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  • Genetics/Genomics
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Veteran Suicide Prevention Act (HR 4640, 114th Congress)

  • Government
  • Elected Body
  • Neuroscience

Original Development Brief – Requires creation of a publicly available veteran suicide report, which includes traumatic brain injury data.

Updated last June 19, 2016
for the 2/26/2016 version of HR 4640

Visa Integrity and Security Act of 2016 (HR 5203, 114th Congress)

  • Government
  • Elected Body
  • Genetics/Genomics

Original Development Brief – Expands background checks to include DNA testing and other measures to improve immigration security and detect visa fraud.  

Updated last June 13, 2016
for the 05/12/2016 version of HR 5203.

Fairness for Veterans Act of 2016 (HR 4683, 114th Congress)

  • Government
  • Elected Body
  • Neuroscience

Original Development Brief – Amends the standards for review of military discharge or dismissal regarding post-traumatic stress disorder or traumatic brain injuries.

Updated last June 20, 2016
for the 3/3/16 version of HR 4863

Genetically Engineered Salmon Labeling Act (HR 4713, 114th Congress)

  • Government
  • Elected Body
  • Genetics/Genomics

Original Development Brief – Requires genetically modified salmon to be labeled accordingly and calls for independent scientific review of FDA activities relating to AquAdvantage Salmon.

Updated last June 2, 2016
for the 03/03/2016 version of HR 4713.

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