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The latest developments around the fields of

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Providing for Congressional Disapproval under Chapter 8 of Title 5, United States Code, of the Rule Submitted by the Social Security Administration Relating to Implementation of the NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007 (Public Law 115-8)

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  • Neuroscience

Original Development Brief – Repeals the rule that required the Social Security Administration to report persons with certain mental disabilities to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System.

Wounded Warrior Enhancement Research Act (S 1466, 115th Congress)

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  • Elected Body
  • Neuroscience

Requires the Department of Defense to award grants to fund research on orthotics and prosthetics for members of the Armed Forces, veterans, and civilians who have undergone amputation, traumatic brain injury, and other serious physical injury as a result of combat or military experience.

Acupuncture for Our Heroes Act (HR 2838, 115th Congress)

  • Government
  • Agency
  • Elected Body
  • Neuroscience

Ensures access to acupuncturist services through the Department of Veterans Affairs for treating conditions including opioid-induced constipation, chemotherapy-induced neuropathy, stress, mental health, and symptoms of traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder.

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