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Dec 12, 2019 Press Release
Yesterday, the House passed the National Defense Authorization Act, which included a key provision to protect federal research from foreign theft. The text of provision was pulled from H.R. 3038, the Securing American Science and Technology Act (SASTA), which was introduced by members of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee in May of 2019.
 
Dec 12, 2019 Bill

To establish an interagency working group to coordinate activities and develop policy guidance to protect federally funded research and development from foreign interference

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Dec 9, 2019 Bill

This bill directs the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to support research on generative adversarial networks. A generative adversarial network is a software system designed to be trained with authentic inputs (e.g., photographs) to generate similar, but artificial, outputs (e.g., deepfakes).

Nov 21, 2019 Press Release

Republican Members of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee, led by Ranking Member Frank Lucas (R-OK), sent a letter to Committee Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson today calling for a renewed focus on critical scientific and technological challenges needed to maintain American competitiveness.

Nov 14, 2019 Bill

To direct the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the National Science Foundation to carry out research and other activities to promote the security and modernization of voting systems

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Jul 15, 2019 Press Release
Rep. Brian Babin (R-TX), Ranking Member of the House Science, Space, and Technology Subcommittee on Space & Aeronautics, has introduced legislation to protect taxpayer-funded research from cyber-attacks.