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Jun 1 2018
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White House

Promotes and facilitates stem cell research showing evidence of substantial clinical benefit to patients, while placing restrictions on the creation, injury, and destruction of embryos for such research.

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May 24 2018
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Senate

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

 

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May 22 2018
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House of Representatives

Proposes the establishment of a temporary National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence to assess and recommend the development of artificial intelligence to support the US's natural security interests and advantage.  

 

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May 22 2018
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House of Representatives

Outlines future goals and suggested actions by the US Departments of Commerce and Homeland Security to mitigate cybersecurity threats to industry and society.

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Oct 2 2018
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May 20 2018
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Informs industry of guidelines in clinical development of drugs for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease before the onset of overt dementia.

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May 17 2018
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Establishes a pilot program to treat members of the armed forces for post-traumatic stress disorder relating to military sexual trauma.

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May 9 2018
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Senate

Establishes a pilot program to treat members of the armed forces for post-traumatic stress disorder relating to military sexual trauma.

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May 9 2018
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House of Representatives

Extends the Debbie Smith Act of 2005 by amending the DNA Analysis Backlog Elimination Act and DNA Sexual Assault Justice Act to reauthorize DNA analysis, training, education, and forensic exam programs until 2024.

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Apr 30 2018
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House of Representatives

Describes the strategic plan of the Nanotechnology Research Center (NTRC) for fiscal years (FY) 2018-2025, which addresses measures to protect the nanotechnology workforce.

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Apr 24 2018
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National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

Requires the Department of Defense to create a plan to accelerate research of breakthrough therapies for traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress.

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Apr 18 2018
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House of Representatives

Provides guidance on best practices for genetic variant databases as used for next-generation sequencing tests and details information on applying for FDA recognition of a genetic variant database.

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Apr 13 2018
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

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