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US Representatives Launch Academic Research Security Bill; Jim Langevin Quoted

Representatives Jim Langevin, Frank Lucas, Anthony Gonzalez, Elise Stefanik and Mikie Sherrill unveiled a bipartisan legislation that seeks to protect academic research from foreign espionage. The Securing American Science and Technology Act of 2019 will require the director of the Office of Science and Technology and Policy to create an interagency committee to assess security functions for funded research efforts and build a protocol to respond to security concerns, the office of Jim Langevin said Thursday.

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House Subcommittee, Tech Industry Meet to Discuss Artificial Intelligence

Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., chair of the House Armed Services Committee’s emerging threats and capabilities subcommittee, led a roundtable Thursday with industry representatives and subject matter experts on commercial artificial intelligence technology. HASC said Friday the closed meeting sought to identify opportunities, challenges and implications of AI adoption efforts. Accenture, FireEye, …

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House Bill Would Establish AI National Security Commission

Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-New York) has introduced a bill that would establish an independent commission to review artificial intelligence technology advancements and identify the country’s AI needs. The National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence Act of 2018 would also require the future group to recommend strategies for the White House and …

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House Bill Would Require DoD to Notify Congress of ‘Sensitive’ Military Cyber Operations

The House Armed Services Committee has introduced a bipartisan bill that would mandate Defense Department officials to inform Congress about the U.S. military’s sensitive cyber operations or weapons within 48 hours of implementation, Nextgov reported Thursday. The scope of the proposed bill covers all defensive and offensive cyber operations that would occur …

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House GOP Urges Trump to Clarify Federal Hiring Freeze Memo

A group of 19 House Republican members has called on President Donald Trump to clarify his presidential memorandum that imposes a hiring freeze on federal civilian employees. The lawmakers said in letter published Wednesday the implementation of the federal job freeze “negatively” affected Defense Department acquisition personnel who negotiate national security-related contracts. They added …

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Rep. Elise Stefanik Introduces Bill to Create Online Legislative Process Tracking System

Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-New York) has introduced a bill that would instruct the Library of Congress to implement a web-based platform for the general public to view and track legislative changes on Congress.gov. The Establishing Digital Interactive Transparency Act calls for the Library of Congress to present every version of a bill or resolution within the same document via the website, Stefanik’s …

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