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AB-594 Artificial intelligence.(2019-2020)

As Amends the Law Today


 Section 11546.11 is added to the Government Code, to read:

 (a) The Director of Technology may designate a position within the Department of Technology to evaluate the uses of artificial intelligence in state government and to advise the Director of Technology on incorporating artificial intelligence into state information technology strategic plans, policies, standards, and enterprise architecture.
(b) (1) By January 1, 2021, the Department of Technology, in consultation with relevant stakeholders and in consideration of the recommendations of the Future of Work Commission, shall adopt guidelines to govern the use and implementation of artificial intelligence technologies in state government functions.
(2) The guidelines shall include, but not be limited to, standards for all of the following:
(A) The ethical use of artificial intelligence to benefit the public good.
(B) Identifying projects and project components to increase efficiency.
(C) Incorporating new and emerging technologies.
(D) Utilizing artificial intelligence to benefit workers.