Inside AI Policy

June 15, 2024

Sen. Klobuchar pushes risk-based AI rules at hearing on economic growth

By Rick Weber / June 7, 2024

Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) touted her legislative proposal for setting risk-based regulations for artificial intelligence at a joint committee hearing on economic growth, where a researcher at a market-based think tank offered strong support for the plan.

The AI Research Innovation and Accountability Act will “increase transparency and accountability for non-defense applications” of AI by “differentiating between some of the riskier applications like electric grids” and less-risky uses of the technology, and directing the National Institute of Standards and Technology...

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