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ChatGPT and Generative AI Legal Research Guide

Responses of U.S. States

What Employers Should Know About Proposed Calif. AI Regs,, April 12, 2023

According to the article, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) has proposed regulations that would require employers with 500 or more employees to take steps to prevent and address bias in artificial intelligence (AI) systems. The regulations would require employers to conduct a bias audit of their AI systems, implement policies and procedures to prevent bias in AI systems, train employees on bias in AI systems, disclose information about AI systems to employees, and take corrective action if bias is found in an AI system. The regulations are still in the proposal stage, but they are likely to have a significant impact on employers that use AI systems.

ChatGPT Draws State Lawmakers' Attention to AI, LexisNexis, March 24, 2023

The article explains that lawmakers are concerned that ChatGPT could be used to spread misinformation, create fake news, or even harm people. They are also concerned that ChatGPT could be used to automate tasks that are currently done by humans, which could lead to job losses. As a result of these concerns, lawmakers in several states have introduced bills or resolutions that would regulate AI chatbots. These bills vary in scope, but they all share a common goal of protecting people from the potential harms of AI chatbots.

How California and Other States are Tackling AI Legislation, Brookings Institution, March, 22, 2023

The article discusses that, as artificial intelligence (AI) technology advances, it is becoming increasingly important for governments to regulate its use. In recent years, a number of states have begun to introduce legislation aimed at addressing some of the potential harms associated with AI, such as discrimination and bias. One such state is California, which has introduced a bill that would require companies to conduct algorithmic impact assessments (AIAs) before deploying AI systems that could make consequential decisions about people's lives. The bill also gives individuals the right to request information about how their data was used to make a decision, and to challenge those decisions if they believe they were discriminatory or biased. Other states that have introduced AI-related legislation include Illinois, Texas, and Vermont. These bills cover a range of topics, such as requiring companies to disclose how they use AI, prohibiting discrimination based on AI, and providing individuals with the right to access their data.