The year of 2020 was an important one for artificial intelligence (AI) legislation in the United States. While a divided Congress resulted in inaction on many issues, policymakers on both sides of the aisle still came together to pass several bills aimed at strengthening the U.S. position in the global AI race, including a bill to infuse more AI experts into the Department of Defense (DOD) and a bill to conduct an annual study on deepfakes. Notably, of the 10 bills described below, 8 were included in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), the annual defense policy that Congress passed last week.