Status Summary

03/25/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (Updated 4/9/21)

Legislative Session



In Progress


Sen. Markey, Edward J

This bill will authorize the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to lead a research program on the effects of media and technology on infants, children, and adolescents in core areas of cognitive, physical, and socio-emotional development. The bill will authorize $15 million in funding for fiscal years 2022-2024 and $25 million for fiscal years 2025 and 2026.