Europe’s AI Act Draws Attention to Congress’ Timeline for Action

December 18, 2023

The European Union reaching a landmark deal on artificial intelligence has thrust the congressional timeline for passing AI legislation into the limelight.

After EU officials agreed on Dec. 8 to move forward with sweeping AI legislation, members of Congress from both sides of the aisle and industry officials shared a renewed sense of urgency to respond to the emerging technology, and its potential to disrupt the global economy.


State-by-state AI legislation would be “terrible,” said Susan Ariel Aaronson, a professor at George Washington University and director of the university’s Digital Trade and Data Governance Hub. It “undermines trust in the United States,” she said.

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