Senate Bill 3722
116th Congress(2019-2020)
EMPIL-DOC Act
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on May 13, 2020
Overview
Text
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Introduced
May 13, 2020
Latest Action
May 13, 2020
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
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Bill Number
3722
Congress
116
Policy Area
Health
Health
Primary focus of measure is science or practice of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease; health services administration and funding, including such programs as Medicare and Medicaid; health personnel and medical education; drug use and safety; health care coverage and insurance; health facilities. Measures concerning controlled substances and drug trafficking may fall under Crime and Law Enforcement policy area.
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No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

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.

Text (1)
Actions (2)
05/13/2020
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
05/13/2020
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
May 14, 2020 4:27:12 AM
Updated
Dec 10, 2020 6:31:26 AM