“Congress is inching closer to passing a plan to require artificial intelligence training for the federal acquisition workforce.
A bill establishing the new requirement cleared the Senate in Dec. 2021, and last Friday a House version was introduced by Reps. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) and James Comer (R-Ky.), the chairwoman and ranking member of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform.
The AI Workforce Act would require the director of the Office of Management and Budget to provide training on artificial intelligence for the acquisition workforce. That training could include how AI works and its potential use and benefits for the federal government, but also its risks, especially the potential for discrimination and privacy issues…” Read the full article here.
Source: Senate bill to train acquisition workforce on AI gets House counterpart – By Natalie Alms, May 9, 2022. FCW.