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The latest developments around the fields of

  • Energy
  • Genetics/Genomics
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  • Robotics/AI

Rapid DNA Act of 2017 (HR 510 / S 139, 115th Congress)

  • Government
  • Elected Body
  • Genetics/Genomics

Establishes a system for integration of Rapid DNA instruments for use by law enforcement to reduce violent crime and reduce the current DNA analysis backlog.

Updated last January 30, 2017
for the 01/12/2017 versions of HR 510 and S 139.

Cybersecurity Best Practices for Modern Vehicles

  • Government
  • Agency
  • Robotics/AI

Proposes guidance for improving motor vehicle cybersecurity to prevent and speed recovery from cyber-attacks.

Updated last June 13, 2017
for the 10/16/2016 version of the proposed guidance.

American Health Care Reform Act of 2017 (HR 277, 115th Congress)

  • Government
  • Elected Body
  • Genetics/Genomics

Repeals the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and related reconciliation provisions, promotes patient-centered health care, and provides for the creation of a safe harbor for defendants in medical malpractice actions who demonstrate adherence to clinical practice guidelines.

Updated last March 13, 2017
for the 01/04/2017 version of HR 277.

Services for Ending Long-Term Homelessness Act (HR 161, 115th Congress)

  • Government
  • Elected Body
  • Neuroscience

Amends the Public Health Service Act to establish a grant program to provide supportive services in permanent supportive housing for chronically homeless individuals and families.

Updated last January 26, 2017
for the 01/03/2017 version of HR 161.

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