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Scott Franklin Wants American Small Businesses to Help Create Global AI Standards

At the end of last week, U.S. Rep. Scott Franklin, R-Fla., introduced a bill that “will support small businesses with financial backing so they can participate in setting global standards for Artificial Intelligence (AI)”...
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Darren Soto: ‘It is Time for the United States to Step Up and Lead...

Last week, Soto was the main co-sponsor of U.S. Rep. Warren Davidson’s, R-Ohio, “Token Taxonomy Act" which “establishes much looked-for clarity for businesses, consumers, and regulators operating in the growing U.S. blockchain ecosystem.”

Darren Soto’s Blockchain Bills Gain Traction on Capitol Hill

Soto was able to get his “Digital Taxonomy Act,” which he brought out in April 2019 with the backing of U.S. Rep. Warren Davidson, R-Ohio. The bill would have the U.S. Department of Commerce and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) study the “state of blockchain technology in commerce, including its use to reduce fraud and increase security.”
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Gus Bilirakis, Democratic Presidential Hopeful Pair Up on Emergency Alert Reform Bill

Towards the end of last week, U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney, D-Calif., introduced the “Reliable Emergency Alert Distribution Improvement (READI) Act” which will “ensure that more people receive critical emergency alerts on their mobile phones, televisions, and radios, and would pave the way for examining the feasibility of issuing alerts through online audio and video streaming services" and “would help states improve their plans for emergency alerts, equip alerting officials with tools for issuing alerts, and establish a reporting system for false alerts.”
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Dan Webster, Bill Posey Want NIST to Create Data Clearinghouse for Composite Building Materials

Last week, U.S. Rep. Daniel Webster, R-Fla., showcased his “NIST Creation of Composite Standards Act” which has U.S. Rep. Bill Posey, R-Fla., as a cosponsor. Other backers include U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree, D-Maine, and U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney, D-Calif. 
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