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The latest developments around the fields of

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  • Robotics/AI

National Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act (HR 520 / S 145, 115th Congress)

  • Government
  • Elected Body
  • Nanotechnology

Requires the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to more efficiently develop domestic sources of the minerals and mineral materials of strategic and critical importance to the economic and national security and manufacturing competitiveness of the United States, and for other purposes.

Updated last April 14, 2017
for the 01/13/2017 version of HR 520.

Rapid DNA Act of 2017 (HR 510 / S 139, 115th Congress)

  • Government
  • Elected Body
  • Genetics/Genomics

Establishes a system for integration of Rapid DNA instruments for use by law enforcement to reduce violent crime and reduce the current DNA analysis backlog.

Updated last January 30, 2017
for the 01/12/2017 versions of HR 510 and S 139.

Cybersecurity Best Practices for Modern Vehicles

  • Government
  • Agency
  • Robotics/AI

Proposes guidance for improving motor vehicle cybersecurity to prevent and speed recovery from cyber-attacks.

Updated last June 13, 2017
for the 10/16/2016 version of the proposed guidance.

American Health Care Reform Act of 2017 (HR 277, 115th Congress)

  • Government
  • Elected Body
  • Genetics/Genomics

Repeals the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and related reconciliation provisions, promotes patient-centered health care, and provides for the creation of a safe harbor for defendants in medical malpractice actions who demonstrate adherence to clinical practice guidelines.

Updated last March 13, 2017
for the 01/04/2017 version of HR 277.

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