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Jessie's Law (HR 1554 / S 581, 115th Congress)

  • Legislation
  • Neuroscience

Requires certain medical records to include information concerning a patient's opioid addiction.

Updated last March 22, 2017
for the 03/15/2017 version of HR 1554 and the 03/08/2017 version of S 581.

National Nanotechnology Initiative Strategic Plan

  • Executive Action
  • Agency Action
  • Nanotechnology

Original Policy Development Brief – Presents the overarching goals and mission-specific objectives for the 20 federal and agencies and departments with shared interests in nanotechnology research, development, and commercialization.

Updated last March 14, 2017
for the October 2016 report.

The National Artificial Intelligence Research and Development Strategic Plan

  • Executive Action
  • Robotics/AI

Original Policy Development Brief – Identifies gaps in the private sector’s Artificial Intelligence research and development, coordinates Federal investment, and ensures that the US takes full advantage of AI technology.

Updated last March 10, 2017
for the 10/12/2016 Report.

Preparing for the Future of Artificial Intelligence

  • Executive Action
  • Robotics/AI

Original Policy Development Brief – Surveys the current status of Artificial Intelligence, identifies challenges in its application, and provides recommendations for federal agencies and practitioners to advance the technology, promote innovation, and benefit the public.

Updated last March 10, 2017
for the 10/12/2016 Report.