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Titles (2)

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Short Title(s) as Introduced

Countering Online Harms Act

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To require the Federal Trade Commission to conduct a study on artificial intelligence, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
05/19/2020Introduced in House

All Actions (2)

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05/19/2020Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/19/2020Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (2)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Flores, Bill [R-TX-17] 06/30/2020
Rep. Joyce, John [R-PA-13] 07/21/2020

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Energy and Commerce05/19/2020 Referred to

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Introduced in House (05/19/2020)

Countering Online Harms Act

This bill requires the Federal Trade Commission to study and report on how artificial intelligence may be used to identify, remove, and take action to address online harms, including (1) scams directed at older adults; (2) intentionally misleading content; (3) disinformation campaigns to influence elections; and (3) content furthering other illegal activity such as the sale of opioids, child sexual exploitation, terrorism, and the sale of counterfeit products.