|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 10, 2019||referred to rules|
senate Bill S6428
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6428 (ACTIVE) - Details
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S6428 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Creates the "automated decision systems task force" to make specific recommendations on whether and how existing state laws, regulations, programs, policies, and practices related to the use of automated decision systems should be changed to promote fairness, accountability, and transparency.
S6428 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6428 SPONSOR: GOUNARDES TITLE OF BILL: An act creating the "automated decision systems task force" and providing for the powers and duties thereof PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: Establishes the Automated Decision Systems Task Force to study and report upon automated decision systems in New York State agencies and to make recommendations as to how improve the fairness, accountability, and transparency of such use. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: This legislation creates a new, fifteen member task force on automated decision systems in New York State. The purpose of this task force would be to review the use of automated decision systems by State agencies and provide recommendations for improving the fairness, accountability, and transparency of such use.
S6428 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6428 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E June 10, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. GOUNARDES -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT creating the "automated decision systems task force" and provid- ing for the powers and duties thereof THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "automated decision systems task force". § 2. Definitions. For the purposes of this act, the following terms shall have the following meanings: 1. "Automated decision systems" shall mean any software system or process that aims to aid or replace human decision-making. Automated decision systems can include analyzing complex datasets to generate scores, predictions, classifications, or some recommended actions, which are used by agencies to make decisions that impact human welfare. 2. "Charitable corporation" shall have the meaning ascribed to such term by section 102 of the not-for-profit corporation law. 3. "Agency" shall have the meaning ascribed to such term by section 102 of the state administrative procedure act. § 3. Automated decision systems task force; members. 1. There is created the "automated decision systems task force" (hereinafter referred to as the task force) consisting of fifteen, non-governmental members with expertise in the areas of fairness, accountability, and transparency relating to automated decision systems. No fewer than seven members shall be persons affiliated with charitable corporations that represent persons in the state affected by agency automated decision systems one of whom shall be appointed chairperson. The members shall be appointed as follows: a. four members to be appointed by the governor; EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD13241-01-9
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