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Proposes four strategic goals for the years 2020–2025 to leverage Health Information Technology as a tool to improve healthcare and secure health related data.

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Mar 18 2020
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Jan 15 2020
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Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Requires scientists conducting National Institutes of Health-funded research to create plans for managing and sharing scientific data produced as a result of that research.

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Mar 11 2020
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Jan 10 2020
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National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Calls for the formation of an interagency working group to strengthen the representation and leadership of the US at International Standard Setting Bodies for 5G technology.

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Jan 9 2020
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House of Representatives

Establishes a grant program for family community organizations to support families dealing with addiction.

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Jan 9 2020
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House of Representatives

Establishes a grant program for family community organizations to support families dealing with addiction.

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Jan 9 2020
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Senate

Bans sharing US intelligence with countries allowing Huawei’s 5G technology within their borders.

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Jan 8 2020
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Senate

Establishes guidelines for federal agencies’ regulatory and non-regulatory action over certain artificial intelligence applications used by non-federal entities.

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Mar 13 2020
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Jan 7 2020
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Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP)

Summarizes two recent government actions to limit teen access to tobacco products.

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Jan 7 2020
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Defines the word “entity” as used in cybersecurity and infrastructure security law and requires federal coordination with those entities on cybersecurity measures.

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Jan 3 2020
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House of Representatives

Transfers the ability to exempt detained undocumented immigrants from DNA-sample collection based on resource and operational limitations from the Department of Homeland Security to the Department of Justice.

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Nov 19 2019
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Jan 2 2020
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Department of Justice (DOJ)

Establishes labeling and disclosure requirements for bioengineered foods.

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Jan 1 2020
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Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Adds fines and enforcement mechanisms against unauthenticated robocalls, requires voice service providers to authenticate calls originating from phone lines or from the internet, and increases protections for voice service subscribers from receiving unwanted calls or text messages from unauthenticated numbers.

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May 15 2020
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Dec 30 2019
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