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The latest developments around the fields of

  • Energy
  • Genetics/Genomics
  • Nanotechnology
  • Neuroscience
  • Robotics/AI

Youth Sports Concussion Act (HR 4460/S 2508, 114th Congress)

  • Government
  • Elected Body
  • Neuroscience

Original Development Brief – Aims to reduce sports-related concussions by making it unlawful to state deceptive claims regarding safety benefits of equipment used for athletic sporting activities. 

American Health Care Reform Act of 2015 (HR 2653, 114th Congress)

  • Government
  • Elected Body
  • Genetics/Genomics
  • Neuroscience

Original Development Brief – Repeals the Affordable Care Act; promotes patient-centered healthcare; creates a safe harbor for defendants in medical malpractice; establishes a medical breakthrough fund for scientific research; and restricts funds for embryo-destructive stem cell research, human cloning, and abortion.

Survivors’ Bill of Rights Act 2016 (Public Law 114-236)

  • Government
  • Elected Body
  • Executive
  • Statute
  • Genetics/Genomics

Original Development Brief – Enumerates legal rights available to survivors of sexual assault, including heightened control over their own evidence kits, and specifies how states may win grants to disseminate these rights. 

No Hero Left Untreated Act (HR 5600, 114th Congress)

  • Government
  • Elected Body
  • Neuroscience

Original Development Brief – Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a pilot program to provide access to magnetic EEG/EKG-guided resonance therapy technology to veterans.

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