The White House told federal agencies using artificial intelligence to provide "concrete assurances" by December 1 to protect the rights of Americans and ensure safety as the government expands its use of AI across a broad range of applications.

The Office of Management and Budget issued a directive to federal agencies to monitor, evaluate, and test the effects of AI on the public, reduce the risks of algorithmic discrimination, and provide transparency to the public about how the government uses AI.

The White House said agencies will need to take concrete measures when using AI in ways that could affect the rights or safety of Americans, including detailed public disclosures so the public knows how and when AI is being used by the government.

JOE BIDEN SIGNS EXECUTIVE ORDER

President Joe Biden signed an executive order in October invoking the Defense Production Act to require developers of artificial intelligence systems that pose a risk to US national security, the economy, public health or safety to share the results of their safety tests with the US government before they are made public.

The White House said the new measures would allow air travelers to opt out of the Transportation Security Administration's use of facial recognition without a delay in screening.

WHITE HOUSE TO OVERSEE ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE USED BY GOVERNMENT AGENCIES

The White House wants government agencies to publish inventories of AI use cases, report metrics on AI use, and release government-owned AI code, models, and data if it does not pose a risk.

The Biden administration cited ongoing federal uses of AI, such as the Federal Emergency Management Agency's use of AI to assess structural hurricane damage and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's use of AI to predict the spread of disease and detect opioid use.

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IS BEING USED FOR AIR TRAFFIC

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It was noted that the Federal Aviation Administration is using artificial intelligence to help stabilize air traffic in major metropolitan areas to improve travel time.