Public Policy Log - 116th Congress, 2nd Session (2020)

The following is the chronological log of public policy communications made by or on behalf of IEEE-USA (and other organizational units with IEEE) during the 116th Congress, 2nd Session (2020), including testimonies, statements submitted for the record of congressional hearings, formal comments provided in response to public or regulatory notices, letters to Federal policy makers forwarding recommendations on public policy issues, and Legislative Alerts and similar notices of related government relations activities.

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Date Description
17 March 2020
IEEE-USA/Letter to Senate leadership urging inclusion of provisions to assist non-profit associations adversely affected by COVID-related disruptions to the Senate version of the CARES Act
11 March 2020
IEEE-USA/IEEE-SA Comments to federal Office of Management and Budget on proposed Guidance for Regulation of Artificial Intelligence Applications
19 February 2020 IEEE-USA Comments to House Science Committee Leaders on a Discussion Draft of Legislation to Create a National Artificial Intelligence Initiative
18 February 2020 IEEE-USA Letter to the DoJ, PTO and NIST supporting the U.S. Joint Policy Statement on Remedies for Standards-Essential Patents Subject to Voluntary FRAND Commitments
28 January 2020 IEEE-USA-CRA Comments to the Federal Joint Committee on Research Environments (JCORE)

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