H.R.6829 - EMPIL-DOC Act116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Pappas, Chris [D-NH-1] (Introduced 05/12/2020)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/12/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6829 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/12/2020)
Expanding Medical Partnerships with Israel to Lessen Dependence on China Act or the EMPIL-DOC 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.