U.S. Senate panel approves update of children's online privacy bill
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee voted Wednesday to approve a measure that would raise the age children are given special online privacy protections to 16 and bar targeted advertising to children by companies like TikTok and Snapchat without consent. The bill, which was adopted by voice vote, will now go to the full Senate for consideration. There currently is no version
Senate passes bill to boost computer chip production in U.S.
A bill designed to encourage more semiconductor companies to build chip plants in the United States passed the Senate on Wednesday as lawmakers raced to finish work on a key priority of the Biden administration.
Senate Passes Bill Investing $52 Billion In US Semiconductor Production
(CBS DETROIT/CNN) — The Senate voted Wednesday to pass a long-awaited bill aimed at boosting U.S. semiconductor production in a bid to increase American competitiveness.It passed with broad bipartisan support, 64 to 33.The measure now goes to the House for approval before it can be sent to President Joe Biden for his expected signature.The legislation is aimed at addressing a semiconductor chip shortage and making the U.S. less reliant on other …