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The latest developments around the fields of

  • Energy
  • Genetics/Genomics
  • Nanotechnology
  • Neuroscience
  • Robotics/AI

Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2017 (HR 2518, 115th Congress)

  • Government
  • Elected Body
  • Robotics/AI

Authorizes appropriations for the Coast Guard for fiscal years 2018 and 2019, which includes establishment of a land-based unmanned aircraft system program.

Updated last June 13, 2017
for the 05/18/2017 version of HR 2518.

Stop Militarizing Law Enforcement Act (HR 1556, 115th Congress)

  • Government
  • Elected Body
  • Robotics/AI

Amends title 10 of the United States Code to direct the Secretary of Defense to make certain limitations on the transfer of personal property to Federal and State agencies, and for other purposes

Updated last April 3, 2017
for the 03/16/2017 version of HR 1556.

The National Artificial Intelligence Research and Development Strategic Plan

  • Government
  • Executive
  • Robotics/AI

Original Development Brief – Identifies gaps in the private sector’s Artificial Intelligence research and development, coordinates Federal investment, and ensures that the US takes full advantage of AI technology.

Updated last March 10, 2017
for the 10/12/2016 Report.

Preparing for the Future of Artificial Intelligence

  • Executive
  • Robotics/AI

Original Development Brief – Surveys the current status of Artificial Intelligence, identifies challenges in its application, and provides recommendations for federal agencies and practitioners to advance the technology, promote innovation, and benefit the public.

Updated last March 10, 2017
for the 10/12/2016 Report.

No Armed Drones Act of 2017 (HR 129, 115th Congress)

  • Government
  • Elected Body
  • Robotics/AI

Original Development Brief - Amends the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012 to prevent the use of an unmanned aircraft system as a weapon while operating in the national airspace system.

Updated last February 28, 2017
for the 01/03/2017 version of HR 129.

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