Public Policy Log – 118th Congress, 2nd Session (2024)

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 118th Congress, 2nd Session (2024), 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.

Date Description
14 June 2024 IEEE-USA Amicus Curiae Brief filing to the U.S. Supreme Court in Chestek PLLC, Petitioner v. Kathi Vidal, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director, United States Patent and Trademark Office (Docket 23-1217) (“Chestek”)
28 May 2024 IEEE-USA’s response to the National Institute of Justice’s request for input on section 7.1(b) of Executive Order 14110, “Safe, Secure, and Trustworthy Development and Use of Artificial Intelligence.”
15 May 2024 IEEE-USA letter to House Committee on Science, Space & Technology leadership endorsing the Expanding Partnerships for Innovation and Competitiveness Act.
7 May 2024 Response to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s Request for Comments on “Inventorship Guidance for AI-Assisted Inventions.
7 May 2024 Letter of support for the draft Senate bill, Promoting Responsible Evaluation and Procurement to Advance Readiness for Enterprise-wide Deployment for Artificial Intelligence Act (PREPARED for AI Act).
10 April 2024 IEEE’s response to a U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Request for Information (RFI) notice,  providing input on the agency’s requirement under Executive Order 14110 to publish a Global AI Research Agenda to guide the objectives and implementation of AI-related research in contexts beyond United States borders.
12 March 2024 IEEE-USA letter expressing continued support for Rep. Massie’s Restoring America’s Leadership in Innovation Act (RALIA 2024).
19 February 2024 IEEE-USA’s response to the National Artificial Intelligence Advisory Committee, Workforce and Opportunity Working Group, for a request of expression of interest in participating in future discussions about ensuring an AI-capable American workforce.
31 January 2024 IEEE-USA letter to Representative Anna Eshoo expressing support for the Protecting Consumers from Deceptive AI Act.

Staff Contact

Erik Heilman
Director, IEEE-USA Government Relations