US SB224 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on February 4 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-02-04 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Pending: Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

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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Title

Promoting Digital Privacy Technologies Act

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History

DateChamberAction
2021-02-04SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

Same As/Similar To

HB847 (Same As) 2021-02-04 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Research and Technology.

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Bill Comments 750

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