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Extends the authority of both the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property to adjust patent fees for eight years to help with investments in artificial intelligence techniques to increase agency productivity.

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Jul 24 2018
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Requires the Federal Communications Commission to establish a task force for meeting the connectivity and technology needs of precision agriculture in the United States.

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Jul 24 2018
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Amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to direct the Department of Homeland Security to establish a coordinator for unmanned aircraft systems.

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Jul 19 2018
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Amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to authorize the Departments of Homeland Security and Justice to evaluate and prevent threats from unmanned aircraft and vehicles.

 

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Jul 18 2018
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Amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to authorize the Departments of Homeland Security and Justice to evaluate and prevent threats from unmanned aircraft and vehicles.

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Jul 18 2018
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Directs the Department of Energy to develop and leverage artificial intelligence resources to support the Department of Veterans Affairs' healthcare services.

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Jul 18 2018
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Reports findings from a consortium of Artificial Intelligence experts and stakeholders regarding the technology’s evolution and development over time; future opportunities, challenges, and risks of implementing the technology; and new research priorities for regulation.

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Sep 20 2018
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Jun 26 2018
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Outlines the opinion of the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) on the safety of styrene/acrylate copolymers in leave-on cosmetic products.

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Jun 25 2018
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Directs the Department of Transportation to provide funding to institutions establishing workforce retaining programs for workers displaced or at risk of losing their jobs due to higher-level automated driving systems.

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Jun 22 2018
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House of Representatives

Prohibits the importation or transportation of child sex dolls in the United States.

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Jun 14 2018
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Requires the Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Subgroup of the National Science and Technology Council to report current Federal AI strategies and uses to Congress.

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Jun 13 2018
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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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Jun 13 2018
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House of Representatives

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