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Compressed Senate calendar limits options for AI legislation this year

By Rick Weber / February 15, 2024

A compressed and increasingly crowded legislative calendar will likely limit the Senate’s ability to pass legislation on artificial intelligence beyond increased research funding and provisions in upcoming authorizations such as the annual national defense policy act.

The Senate on Feb. 13 recessed until the week of Feb. 26 following a tumultuous vote on wartime funding for Ukraine and Israel, setting up for a showdown with House Republican leaders on border security and the supplemental funding package later this month, amid...

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