Search SciPol

Brought to you by

Developments

The latest developments around the fields of

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

Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017 (Public Law 115-31)

  • Government
  • Elected Body
  • Executive
  • Statute
  • Genetics/Genomics
  • Neuroscience
  • Robotics/AI

Original Development Brief – Appropriates Federal Fiscal Year 2017 funding, and includes special provisions related to gene editing, precision medicine, Zika virus, opioids, mental health, and unmanned aerial vehicles.

Updated last May 19, 2017
for Public Law 115-31.

Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2017 (HR 2518, 115th Congress)

  • Government
  • Elected Body
  • Robotics/AI

Authorizes appropriations for the Coast Guard for fiscal years 2018 and 2019, which includes establishment of a land-based unmanned aircraft system program.

Updated last June 13, 2017
for the 05/18/2017 version of HR 2518.

Stop Militarizing Law Enforcement Act (HR 1556, 115th Congress)

  • Government
  • Elected Body
  • Robotics/AI

Amends title 10 of the United States Code to direct the Secretary of Defense to make certain limitations on the transfer of personal property to Federal and State agencies, and for other purposes

Updated last April 3, 2017
for the 03/16/2017 version of HR 1556.

The National Artificial Intelligence Research and Development Strategic Plan

  • Government
  • Executive
  • Robotics/AI

Original 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
  • Robotics/AI

Original 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.

Pages