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Jun 11, 2021 Press Release

(Washington, DC) Today, House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Ranking Member Jay Obernolte (R-CA) was joined by Rep. Jerry McNerney (D-CA), Ranking Member Frank Lucas (R-OK), and Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) to introduce legislation to strengthen America’s artificial intelligence (AI) workforce. 

Mar 23, 2021 Press Release

(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.

Jan 27, 2021 Press Release

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:

Dec 28, 2020 Press Release

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.

Dec 28, 2020 Bill

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.

Bill text is available here.

A legislative summary is available here.

Nov 19, 2020 Press Release

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.

Sep 30, 2020 Press Release

(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).