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S. 2065: Deepfake Report Act of 2019

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A bill to require the Secretary of Homeland Security to publish an annual report on the use of deepfake technology, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Robert “Rob” Portman

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Ohio. Republican.

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Last Updated: Oct 28, 2019
Length: 5 pages
Introduced
Jul 9, 2019
Status

Passed Senate (House next) on Oct 24, 2019

This bill passed in the Senate on October 24, 2019 and goes to the House next for consideration.

Prognosis
43% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to S. 2065 will be negligible.

History

Jul 9, 2019
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jul 24, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Sep 10, 2019
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Oct 24, 2019
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

If this bill has further action, the following steps may occur next:
 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 2065 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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