Senate Bill 2065
116th Congress(2019-2020)
Deepfake Report Act of 2019
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Passed Senate on Oct 24, 2019
Overview
Text
Introduced
Jul 9, 2019
Latest Action
Oct 29, 2019
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
2065
Congress
116
Policy Area
Science, Technology, Communications
Science, Technology, Communications
Primary focus of measure is natural sciences, space exploration, research policy and funding, research and development, STEM education, scientific cooperation and communication; technology policies, telecommunication, information technology; digital media, journalism. Measures concerning scientific education may fall under Education policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Ohio
Colorado
Michigan
New Hampshire
New Mexico
South Dakota
Passed
October 24, 2019
Type
Unanimous Consent
Unanimous Consent
A senator may request unanimous consent on the floor to set aside a specified rule of procedure so as to expedite proceedings. If no Senator objects, the Senate permits the action, but if any one senator objects, the request is rejected. Unanimous consent requests with only immediate effects are routinely granted, but ones affecting the floor schedule, the conditions of considering a bill or other business, or the rights of other senators, are normally not offered, or a floor leader will object to it, until all senators concerned have had an opportunity to inform the leaders that they find it acceptable.
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.(consideration: CR S6176)
Summary

Deepfake Report Act of 2019

This bill requires the Science and Technology Directorate in the Department of Homeland Security to report at specified intervals on the state of digital content forgery technology. Digital content forgery is the use of emerging technologies, including artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques, to fabricate or manipulate audio, visual, or text content with the intent to mislead.

Text (4)
October 28, 2019
October 24, 2019
September 10, 2019
Actions (11)
10/29/2019
Referred to the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce.
10/28/2019
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
10/28/2019
Received in the House.
10/28/2019
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
10/24/2019
Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6176)
10/24/2019
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.(consideration: CR S6176)
09/10/2019
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 197.
09/10/2019
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Reported by Senator Johnson with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 116-93.
07/24/2019
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
07/09/2019
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
07/09/2019
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Jul 10, 2019 4:42:16 AM
Updated
Dec 28, 2020 2:39:29 PM