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Short Summaries of National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Studies Within Public Laws by Congressional Session

The following is a list of congressionally requested National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine studies summarized from the legislative language. For the actual language, click on the title of the Public Law.

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Public Law 105- 33 - Balanced Budget Act of 1997
  • Analyze the expansion or modification of preventive or other benefits provided to medicare beneficiaries under title XVIII of the Social Security Act (completed)
  • Conduct a study of the payments under part B of title XVIII of the Social Security Act for clinical laboratory tests (completed)
  • Analyze whether the quality assurance programs and accreditation standards applicable to managed care entities operating in the private sector or under contract under the Medicare program include consideration of the accessibility and quality of health care items and services such entities deliver to low-income individuals (completed)
  • Conduct a study of Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment (EPSDT) services
Public Law 105- 65 - Departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development, and Independent Agencies Appropriations Act of 1998
  • Develop a comprehensive, prioritized, near- and long-term particulate matter research program and monitoring plan
  • Evaluate, in terms of the potential impact on the Space Station's assembly schedule, budget, and capabilities, the engineering challenges posed by extravehicular activity (EVA) requirements (completed)
  • Conduct a study of the effectiveness of the Environmental Protection Agency's inspection and maintenance programs (completed)
  • Evaluate the availability, effectiveness, costs, and effects of technologies for the remediation of sediments contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls, including dredging and disposal (completed)
Public Law 105- 66 - Department of Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 1998
  • Provide annual reviews of the research and development plans and programs of the Federal Railroad Administration (ongoing)
     
Public Law 105- 78 - Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Act of 1998
Public Law 105- 85 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1998
Public Law 105- 86 - Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Adminstration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 1998
Public Law 105-119 - Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 1998