Bill Summary for H 1036 (2023-2024)

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May 3 2024

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View NCGA Bill Details2023-2024 Session
House Bill 1036 (Public) Filed Thursday, May 2, 2024
Intro. by Hawkins, Saine.

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Creates the NC Artificial Intelligence (AI) Task Force (Task Force) to do six listed things, including serving as a vehicle to connect the NCGA with public and industry AI stakeholders on AI issues, hearing from AI experts in State and local governments, and developing and providing expertise about AI legislation that can guide wider membership. Provides for 18 appointed voting members, and lists out appointment authorities and qualifications. Provides for 13 nonvoting members, and lists out appointment authorities and qualifications. Provides for six ex officio members. Specifies that the Task Force will carry out its work through the following four working groups with a mix of voting, nonvoting, and ex office members:(1) Working Group on Innovation; (2) Working Group on Standards and Ethics; (3) Working Group on Risks; and (4) Working Group on Individual Rights. Provides for the scope of each working group. Defines AI, automated decision system, and high-risk automated decision system. Requires that State agencies in executive, judicial and legislative branches, upon written request: (1) submit to the Task Force an inventory with required information of high-risk automated decision systems and (2) complete an impact inventory of all high-risk automated decision systems that have been proposed for use, development, or procurement by, or are being used, developed, or procured by, any State agency. Provides for two Task Force co-chairs, with one appointed by the President Pro Tempore of the Senate and the other by the Speaker of the House. Provides for meeting space, per diems, and the power to request all officers, agents, agencies, and departments of the State to provide any information, data, or documents within their possession, ascertainable from their records, or otherwise available to them, and the power to subpoena witnesses.

Requires the Task Force to submit its legislative proposals and recommendations to the 2025 NCGA. Provides that the Task Force terminates upon submission of its proposals and recommendations. 

Appropriates $250,000 from the General Fund to the NCGA for the Task Force for the 2024-2025 fiscal year to carry out its charges under the act, effective July 1, 2024.