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Sens. Push Bills Tackling Internet Of Things, Telemed

Law360 (May 23, 2019, 7:24 PM EDT) -- Bipartisan groups of U.S. senators have introduced two telecom-related bills, one gearing up for issues tied to the fast-emerging "internet of things" and the other to push technology-based medicine in rural areas.

On Wednesday, Sens. Deb Fischer, R-Neb., Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, Cory Gardner, R-Colo., and Cory Booker, D-N.J., filed the Developing and Growing the Internet of Things Act.

Called the DIGIT Act for short, the bill would convene a working group of federal entities and private-sector stakeholders to provide recommendations to Congress on how to facilitate the growth of internet-connected technologies, the lawmakers said.

The same bill passed the Senate unanimously...

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