Inside AI Policy

April 12, 2024

OMB RFI suggests wiggle room on independence of assessments for AI procurement

By Mariam Baksh / March 28, 2024

The Office of Management and Budget’s new request for information on the contract language federal agencies must use to implement “binding requirements” in an OMB memo on artificial intelligence indicates a potential softening on the level of independence evaluations contractors’ systems must undergo.

Final guidance OMB issued March 28 for agencies to implement President Biden’s Oct. 30 AI executive order -- with Vice President Kamala Harris briefing reporters to elevate the event -- says agencies must complete an AI...

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