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SB-348 Department of Technology: artificial intelligence: strategic plans.(2019-2020)

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Date Published: 06/27/2019 09:00 PM
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Amended  IN  Assembly  June 27, 2019
Amended  IN  Senate  May 17, 2019

CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2019–2020 REGULAR SESSION

Senate Bill
No. 348


Introduced by Senator Chang
(Coauthor: Assembly Member Kiley)

February 19, 2019


An act to add Chapter 6 (commencing with Section 12897) to Part 2.5 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code, relating to state government.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


SB 348, as amended, Chang. Department of Technology: Department of Motor Vehicles: artificial intelligence: strategic plans.
Existing law establishes within the Government Operations Agency the Department of Technology, which is supervised by the Director of Technology, who also serves as the State Chief Information Officer. Existing law authorizes the director and the department to exercise various powers in creating and managing the information technology policy of the state. Existing law requires the director, among other duties, to establish and enforce state information technology strategic plans, policies, standards, and enterprise architecture.

Existing law establishes in the Transportation Agency the Department of Motor Vehicles, which is under the control of a civil executive officer known as the Director of Motor Vehicles, and sets forth the powers and duties of the department, including, but not limited to, vehicle registration and the issuance and renewal of driver’s licenses.

This bill would require the Director of Technology and the Director of Motor Vehicles to each devise a strategic plan, as specified, to utilize artificial intelligence technology designed to aid departments and agencies with the incorporation of artificial intelligence into state information technology strategic plans, policies, standards, and enterprise architecture to improve state services. The bill would encourage the Governor to appoint a special adviser on artificial intelligence to create a statewide strategic plan, as specified, to utilize artificial technology to improve state services. The bill also would encourage certain entities to designate a chief artificial intelligence officer.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Chapter 6 (commencing with Section 12897) is added to Part 2.5 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code, to read:
CHAPTER  6. Artificial Intelligence

12897.
 (a) The Director of Technology shall devise a strategic plan that encompasses each office or other unit within the Department of Technology to utilize artificial intelligence technology designed to aid departments and agencies with the incorporation of artificial intelligence into state information technology strategic plans, policies, standards, and enterprise architecture to improve state services. The strategic plan shall evaluate both of the following:
(1) The potential effects of utilizing artificial intelligence to improve state services on the job responsibilities of employees of department employees. departments and agencies.
(2) How to minimize the negative impacts of utilizing artificial intelligence to improve state services on the department’s workforce and job classifications. classifications of departments and agencies.
(b) In devising a strategic plan required by subdivision (a), the director may seek input from each office or other unit within the department and from experts in the field of artificial intelligence technology.

12897.1.

(a)The Director of Motor Vehicles shall devise a strategic plan that encompasses each unit within the Department of Motor Vehicles to utilize artificial intelligence technology to improve state services. The strategic plan shall evaluate both of the following:

(1)The potential effects of utilizing artificial intelligence to improve state services on the job responsibilities of department employees.

(2)How to minimize the impacts of utilizing artificial intelligence to improve state services on the department’s workforce and job classifications.

(b)In devising a strategic plan required by subdivision (a), the director may seek input from each unit within the department and from experts in the field of artificial intelligence technology.

12897.2.12897.1.
 (a) The Legislature hereby encourages the Governor to appoint a special adviser on artificial intelligence to coordinate with state agencies, local governments, and the federal government in order to devise a statewide strategic plan to utilize artificial intelligence to improve state services.
(b) The strategic plan should evaluate, among other things, all of the following:
(1) The potential effects of utilizing artificial intelligence to improve state services on the job responsibilities of state employees.
(2) How to mitigate the impacts of utilizing artificial intelligence to improve state services on state employees.
(3) The impact of utilizing artificial intelligence to improve state services on the privacy of citizens of this state.

12897.3.12897.2.
 The Legislature hereby encourages the following entities to designate a chief artificial intelligence officer:
(a) The Controller’s office.
(b) The Treasurer’s office.
(c) The Secretary of State’s office.
(d) The California State University.
(e) The University of California.

SEC. 2.

 Chapter 6 (commencing with Section 12897) is added to Part 2.5 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code, to read:
CHAPTER  6. Artificial Intelligence

12897.
 (a) The Director of Technology shall devise a strategic plan designed to aid departments and agencies with the incorporation of artificial intelligence into state information technology strategic plans, policies, standards, and enterprise architecture to improve state services. The strategic plan shall evaluate both of the following:
(1) The potential effects of utilizing artificial intelligence to improve state services on the job responsibilities of employees of departments and agencies.
(2) How to minimize the negative impacts of utilizing artificial intelligence to improve state services on the workforce and job classifications of departments and agencies.
(b) In devising a strategic plan required by subdivision (a), the director may seek input from experts in the field of artificial intelligence technology.
(c) In devising a strategic plan required by subdivision (a), the director shall consider the findings of the Artificial Intelligence in State Government Services Commission.

12897.1.
 (a) The Legislature hereby encourages the Governor to appoint a special adviser on artificial intelligence to coordinate with state agencies, local governments, and the federal government in order to devise a statewide strategic plan to utilize artificial intelligence to improve state services.
(b) The strategic plan should evaluate, among other things, all of the following:
(1) The potential effects of utilizing artificial intelligence to improve state services on the job responsibilities of state employees.
(2) How to mitigate the impacts of utilizing artificial intelligence to improve state services on state employees.
(3) The impact of utilizing artificial intelligence to improve state services on the privacy of citizens of this state.

12897.2.
 The Legislature hereby encourages the following entities to designate a chief artificial intelligence officer:
(a) The Controller’s office.
(b) The Treasurer’s office.
(c) The Secretary of State’s office.
(d) The California State University.
(e) The University of California.

SEC. 3.

 Section 2 of this act shall become operative only if Assembly Bill 976 of the 2019–20 Regular Session is enacted and becomes operative, in which case Section 1 of this act shall not become operative.