Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 07, 2023||
referred to governmental operations
Assembly Bill A5309
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-A5309 (ACTIVE) - Details
- Current Committee:
- Assembly Governmental Operations
- Law Section:
- State Finance Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §165, St Fin L; amd §292, Exec L
2023-A5309 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Requires state units to purchase a product or service that is or contains an algorithmic decision system that adheres to responsible artificial intelligence standards; specifies content included in responsible artificial intelligence standards; requires the commissioner of taxation and finance to adopt certain regulations; alters the definition of unlawful discriminatory practice to include acts performed through algorithmic decision systems.
2023-A5309 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5309 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y March 7, 2023 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. SOLAGES -- read once and referred to the Commit- tee on Governmental Operations AN ACT to amend the state finance law, in relation to the purchase of products that are or contain an algorithmic decision system that adheres to responsible artificial intelligence standards; and to amend the executive law, in relation to the definition of "unlawful discri- minatory practice" THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 165 of the state finance law is amended by adding a new subdivision 9 to read as follows: 9. ALGORITHMIC DECISION SYSTEM PURCHASE. A. AS USED IN THIS SUBDIVI- SION: (I) "ALGORITHMIC DECISION SYSTEM" MEANS A COMPUTATIONAL PROCESS, INCLUDING ONE DERIVED FROM MACHINE LEARNING, STATISTICS, OR OTHER DATA PROCESSING OR ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TECHNIQUES, THAT MAKES A DECISION, OR FACILITATES HUMAN DECISION MAKING, IN A MANNER THAT IMPACTS INDIVID- UALS; AND (II) "STATE UNIT" MEANS THE STATE AND ANY GOVERNMENTAL AGENCY OR POLI- TICAL SUBDIVISION OR PUBLIC BENEFIT CORPORATION OF THE STATE. B. WHEN PURCHASING A PRODUCT OR SERVICE THAT IS OR CONTAINS AN ALGO- RITHMIC DECISION SYSTEM TO BE USED BY THE STATE, A STATE UNIT SHALL PURCHASE A PRODUCT OR SERVICE THAT ADHERES TO RESPONSIBLE ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE STANDARDS, INCLUDING: (I) THE AVOIDANCE OF HARM, INCLUDING THE MINIMIZATION OF: (A) RISKS OF PHYSICAL OR MENTAL INJURY; (B) THE UNJUSTIFIED DELETION OR DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION; AND (C) THE UNWARRANTED DAMAGE TO PROPERTY, REPUTATION, OR ENVIRONMENT; (II) A COMMITMENT TO TRANSPARENCY, INCLUDING THE FULL DISCLOSURE TO THE STATE UNIT ANY ALGORITHMIC DECISION SYSTEM: (A) CAPABILITIES; EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD07990-01-3
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