Inside AI Policy

April 12, 2024

GOP lawmakers, witnesses hammer Biden AI order’s use of the DPA in ‘overreach’ hearing

By Mariam Baksh / March 22, 2024

Republicans sharpened their attacks on the Biden administration’s use of the Defense Production Act to compel reports from industry regarding the development of dual-use foundation models for artificial intelligence, during a House Oversight hearing led by Rep. Nancy Mace (R-SC).

“The bottom line is that this use of the DPA appears to be executive overreach and quite frankly, illegal,” Mace said during a March 21 hearing of the House Oversight and Accountability subcommittee on cyber, info technology and government innovation,...

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