US SB3722 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on May 13 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-05-13 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
Pending: Senate Foreign Relations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

EMPIL-DOC Act Expanding Medical Partnerships with Israel to Lessen Dependence On China Act This bill authorizes a bilateral grant program with Israel to develop health technologies, with an emphasis on the use of technology, personalized medicine, and data in relation to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). Technologies to be developed through this program include, among others, artificial intelligence, respiratory assist devices, and diagnostic tests. In addition, the program conditions funding on a matching contribution from the government of Israel.

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Title

EMPIL-DOC Act Expanding Medical Partnerships with Israel to Lessen Dependence On China Act

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History

DateChamberAction
2020-05-13SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

Same As/Similar To

HB6829 (Related) 2020-05-12 - Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
SB3176 (Related) 2020-06-03 - Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 463.

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