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Requires the Department of Commerce to establish the Federal Advisory Committee on the Development and Implementation of Artificial Intelligence.

 

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Dec 12 2017
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Expands the ability of workplace wellness programs to collect personalized genetic information from employees but still remain in compliance with the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, the American Disabilities Act, and the Public Health Service Act.

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Dec 11 2017
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House of Representatives

Strengthens border security and increases resources for enforcement of immigration laws.

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Dec 6 2017
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Senate

Supports and provides a regulatory framework for manufacturer development of autonomous vehicle technology.

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Nov 28 2017
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Senate

Modernizes and strengthens the United States anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing regime.

 

Last Action
Nov 13 2017
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House of Representatives

Revises regulations regarding the importation, interstate movement, and environmental release of certain genetically engineered organisms.

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Nov 7 2017
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Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)

The Code Like a Girl Act directs the National Science Foundation (NSF) to award competitive grants to institutions of higher education, local educational agencies, or nonprofit organizations to accelerate research efforts to increase understanding of the factors that contribute to the willingness or unwillingness of girls under the age of 11 to participate in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, including computer science) activities.

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Oct 17 2017
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Proposes to repeal the Obama-era Clean Power Plan over concerns about EPA jurisdiction, regulatory overreach, and harm to the coal industry.

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Oct 16 2017
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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Encourages increased awareness and research support for sickle-cell disease and promotes standardized strategies for sharing education, screening results, and counseling.

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Sep 29 2017
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House of Representatives

Defines and establishes a punishment for the unsafe operation of unmanned aircraft.

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Sep 21 2017
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House of Representatives

Provides for information on highly automated driving systems to be made available to prospective buyers.

 

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Sep 6 2017
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House of Representatives

Requires the creation of best practices for including information regarding a patient’s opioid use disorder history in certain medical records.

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Aug 11 2017
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Senate

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