Inside AI Policy

July 22, 2024

Analysis: Senate closed-door forums produce early AI policy priorities

By Rick Weber / November 14, 2023

The Senate’s closed-door forums hosted by Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) since mid-September have produced a series of policy priorities on the safe and ethical use of artificial intelligence, including an agreement on increased federal funding for research and an emerging legal “duty of care” standard for AI development and use.

In addition, the need to correct for algorithmic biases to avoid exacerbating racial and other discriminatory practices through expanded AI uses has emerged as a priority among senators, as...

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