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Innovation Corps Act of 2017 (HR 1576, 115th Congress)

Original Development Brief – Establishes a grant program for workers displaced by automation and creates an Innovation Corps that allows recent college graduates to volunteer in a job-training program for workers displaced by automation.

Innovation Corps Act of 2017 (HR 1576, 115th Congress)

  • Government
  • Elected Body
  • Robotics/AI

Original Development Brief – Establishes a grant program for workers displaced by automation and creates an Innovation Corps that allows recent college graduates to volunteer in a job-training program for workers displaced by automation.

Updated last October 17, 2017
for the 03/16/2017 version of HR 1576.

Acupuncture for Our Heroes Act (HR 2838, 115th Congress)

  • Government
  • Agency
  • Elected Body
  • Neuroscience

Original Development Brief  – Mandates the development of an acupuncture program to provide access to acupuncturist services through the Department of Veteran Affairs.

Updated last October 10, 2017
for the 06/08/2017 version of HR 2838.

Genetically Engineered Salmon Labeling Act (S 1528, 115th Congress)

  • Government
  • Agency
  • Elected Body
  • Genetics/Genomics

Original Development Brief – Requires additional labeling of genetically engineered salmon in the marketplace and calls for independent review of FDA environmental assessments leading to the approval of fish genetically engineered for human consumption.

Updated last September 21, 2017
for the 07/11/2017 version of S 1528.

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