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  • Summary date: May 3 2024 - View Summary

    Establishes the 24-member Artificial Intelligence Study Committee (Committee) tasked with studying artificial intelligence (AI) and its uses, including: (1) examination of how AI impacts State government, local governments, business, citizens, operations, and elections; (2) review of ways that AI can be used positively and negatively; (3) consideration of the long-term and short-term impacts of AI, as well as legal issues associated with the use of AI; (4) development of legislative proposals and law changes necessitated by AI; and (5) making recommendations to the executive branch.

    Sets out requirements for membership qualifications and appointment and for filling vacancies. Also provides for selection of co-chairs, staffing, and a quorum. Sets membership terms to start on September 1, 2024. Requires beginning January 1, 2025, that terms be for 2 years, beginning on the convening of the NCGA in odd-numbered years. Sets out provisions governing service on the committee for legislative members.

    Effective July 1, 2024, and expires June 30, 2029.

    Appropriates $100,000 for 2024-25 to the Department of Information Technology for the Study Committee and continued monitoring of artificial intelligence in State Government. Effective July 1, 2024.