HR 617

Title: Department of Energy Veterans' Health Initiative Act
Author: Rep. Ralph Norman (R-SC)

Summary
<p><b>Department of Energy Veterans' Health Initiative Act</b></p> <p> This bill directs the Department of Energy (DOE) to establish a research program in artificial intelligence and high-performance computing that is focused on the development of tools to (1) solve big data challenges associated with veterans' health care, and (2) support the Department of Veterans Affairs in identifying potential health risks and challenges. </p> <p> DOE shall carry out a pilot program to develop tools for big data analytics in order to advance artificial intelligence technologies to solve complex big data challenges. </p>

Status
Introduced in House 01/16/2019
Introduced in House 01/16/2019
Referred to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, and in addition to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. 01/16/2019
Referred to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, and in addition to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. 01/16/2019
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. 02/08/2019
Ms. Johnson (TX) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. 07/23/2019
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H7179-7181) 07/23/2019
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 617. 07/23/2019
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.(text: CR H7179-7180) 07/23/2019
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H7179-7180) 07/23/2019
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. 07/23/2019
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. 07/24/2019
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably. 12/12/2019
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Murkowski without amendment. Without written report. 12/17/2019
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Murkowski without amendment. Without written report. 12/17/2019
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 344. 12/17/2019

Bill Text
12/17/2019 - HR 617 (Reported+in+Senate) 07/24/2019 - HR 617 (Referred+in+Senate) 07/23/2019 - HR 617 (Engrossed+in+House) 01/16/2019 - HR 617 (Introduced+in+House) 01/08/2019 - HR 617 (Introduced+in+House)

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    Rep. Ralph Norman (R-SC)
    U.S. Representative

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