US HB847 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on February 4 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-02-04 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Research and Technology.
Pending: House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Directs the National Science Foundation to support merit-reviewed and competitively awarded research on privacy enhancing technologies. The award of grants for basic research on innovative approaches to the structure of computer and network hardware and software that are aimed at enhancing computer security may include privacy enhancing technologies and confidentiality. The bill also requires the Networking and Information Technology Research and Development Program to submit to Congress a report on the progress of research on privacy enhancing technologies and the development of specified voluntary resources.

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Promoting Digital Privacy Technologies Act



2021-02-04HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Research and Technology.
2021-02-04HouseReferred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
2021-02-04HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SB224 (Same As) 2021-02-04 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.


US Congress State Sources

Bill Comments 750