• By Published On: June 4, 2024

    The State Senate has passed Senate Bill 1220, by Senator Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara), aimed at regulating the use of artificial intelligence (AI) and automated decision systems (ADS) in public benefit program call centers. The bill seeks to ensure that AI does not replace core job functions of human workers in state and local agencies.

Fredrick Gomez Appointed AIO for California Department of Food and Agriculture

Fredrick Gomez Appointed AIO for California Department of Food and Agriculture
Fredrick Gomez has been named the new Agency Information Officer for the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA). Gomez brings over 24 years of experience in government IT programs within the State of California to his new role ...

Privacy Agency to Hold Stakeholder Session on Data Broker Accessible Deletion Mechanism

Privacy Agency to Hold Stakeholder Session on Data Broker Accessible Deletion Mechanism
The California Privacy Protection Agency (CPPA) has announced a virtual stakeholder session scheduled for Wednesday, June 26, 2024, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This session is part of the CPPA’s efforts to implement Senate Bill 362, which mandates the creation of the Data Broker Delete Requests and Opt-Out Platform (DROP) ...

California Hosts Joint GenAI Summit with State Government, Industry and Academia

California Hosts Joint GenAI Summit with State Government, Industry and Academia
Convened by Gov. Gavin Newsom, California leaders on Wednesday hosted a summit co-chaired by the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz), the California Government Operations Agency, the UC Berkeley College of Computing, Data Science, and Society, and the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HAI) ...

CDT / DGS Vendor Forum Set for June 6th at 1 pm

CDT / DGS Vendor Forum Set for June 6th at 1 pm
The California Departments of Technology (CDT) and General Services (DGS) will host their twice-yearly vendor forum to update the vendor community on the state’s latest initiatives and policies ...