More on Artificial Intelligence
(Washington, DC) – Today, House Science Space, and Technology Committee Ranking Member Frank Lucas introduced legislation to double funding for basic research over ten years. The Securing American Leadership in Science and Technology Act (SALSTA) creates a long-term strategy for investment in basic research and infrastructure to protect the economic and national security of the United States.
Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik sent a letter to the White House, signed by twenty two House Republican colleagues, urging President Biden to prioritize engagement and cooperation with our allies on emerging technologies. Congresswoman Stefanik issued the following statement:
This legislation accelerates and coordinates Federal investments and facilitates new public-private partnerships in research, standards, and education in artificial intelligence, in order to ensure the United States leads the world in the development and use of responsible artificial intelligence systems.
Today, House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Ranking Member Frank Lucas released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives voted to enact the bipartisan National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) into law. The bill authorizes funding for our nation’s defense contains critical artificial intelligence (AI) legislation.
(Washington, DC) — Today, the FY2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) conference report passed the House floor.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy announced the Republican conferees to the House-Senate Conference Committee to resolve bicameral differences in the Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Rep. Mike Garcia (R-CA) has been named as the conferee from the Science, Space, and Technology Committee.
(Washington, DC) – Today, the China Task Force released a detailed policy blueprint to counter the growing global threat of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).
The China Task Force was comprised of 15 members representing 11 committees in the U.S. House of Representatives, including House Science, Space, and Technology Committee members Rep. Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH) and Rep. Michael Waltz (R-FL).
(Washington, DC) – House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Ranking Member Frank Lucas (R-OK) praised the inclusion of a National Artificial Intelligence Initiative in the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which was passed by the House of Representatives today.
As we fight to keep America safe, healthy, and economically stable during the COVID-19 pandemic, there is one certainty: our success depends on science. When faced with a challenge, America’s scientists and engineers have always answered the call and the current crisis is no different. When COVID-19 reached the U.S., they immediately pivoted to apply their knowledge and resources to fight this virus.