Inside AI Policy

July 22, 2024


Takeaways from Senate’s AI ‘insight forums’ to guide Schumer working group’s upcoming report

An upcoming Senate report on areas of consensus for legislation on regulating artificial intelligence, based on discussions during a series of closed-door meetings that concluded late last year, is expected to jump-start the drafting of legislation in committees over the next few months, even amid an increasingly crowded and compressed legislative calendar.

The special report below provides easy access to Inside AI Policy’s months-long coverage of the nearly dozen meetings held from September to December, to provide a must-read primer for understanding the proposals and debates in advance of the Senate report intended to guide and kickstart the AI legislative process.

The Senate AI “insight forums” hosted by Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and his bipartisan AI working group -- led by Sens. Mike Rounds (R-SD), Todd Young (R-IN) and Martin Heinrich (D-MN) -- were organized to allow lawmakers and their staff to ask questions of tech industry and labor leaders, civil society and privacy advocates, and researchers and academics, among others, to help guide the drafting of legislation on setting guardrails for the development and use of AI. ... READ MORE

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