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Meeting Name: Committee on Technology Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/13/2020 1:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: REMOTE HEARING (VIRTUAL ROOM 1)
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T2020-6783 *   Oversight - Ethical Implications of Using Artificial Intelligence and Automated Decision Systems.Oversight Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
T2020-6783 *   Oversight - Ethical Implications of Using Artificial Intelligence and Automated Decision Systems.Oversight Filed, by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1894-2020 *Laurie A. Cumbo  Sale of automated employment decision tools.IntroductionThis bill would regulate the use of automated employment decision tools, which, for the purposes of this bill, encompass certain systems that use algorithmic methodologies to filter candidates for hire or to make decisions regarding any other term, condition or privilege of employment. This bill would prohibit the sale of such tools if they were not the subject of an audit for bias in the past year prior to sale, were not sold with a yearly bias audit service at no additional cost, and were not accompanied by a notice that the tool is subject to the provisions of this bill. This bill would also require any person who uses automated employment assessment tools for hiring and other employment purposes to disclose to candidates, within 30 days, when such tools were used to assess their candidacy for employment, and the job qualifications or characteristics for which the tool was used to screen. Violations of the provisions of the bill would incur a penalty.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1894-2020 *Laurie A. Cumbo  Sale of automated employment decision tools.IntroductionThis bill would regulate the use of automated employment decision tools, which, for the purposes of this bill, encompass certain systems that use algorithmic methodologies to filter candidates for hire or to make decisions regarding any other term, condition or privilege of employment. This bill would prohibit the sale of such tools if they were not the subject of an audit for bias in the past year prior to sale, were not sold with a yearly bias audit service at no additional cost, and were not accompanied by a notice that the tool is subject to the provisions of this bill. This bill would also require any person who uses automated employment assessment tools for hiring and other employment purposes to disclose to candidates, within 30 days, when such tools were used to assess their candidacy for employment, and the job qualifications or characteristics for which the tool was used to screen. Violations of the provisions of the bill would incur a penalty.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available