FYI: Science Policy News
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Bill
116th Congress
National AI Research Resource Task Force Act of 2020
Purpose
To establish the National Artificial Intelligence Research Resource Task Force, and for other purposes.
Summary of Selected Provisions
  • Directs the National Science Foundation and White House Office of Science and Technology Policy to create a twelve-member task force that will investigate the feasibility of establishing a “national artificial intelligence research resource”
  • The resource is defined as “a system that provides researchers and students across scientific fields and disciplines with access to compute resources, co-located with publicly available, artificial intelligence-ready government and nongovernment data sets and a research environment with appropriate educational tools and user support”
  • Requires the task force to develop an implementation plan for the resource that includes a governance structure, metrics for success, and an assessment of the challenges to creating and sustaining such a resource
  • Requires the task force to consist of four representatives from the federal government, four from institutions of higher education, and four from private organizations
Primary Sponsors
Co-sponsors by Party
R
1
D
7
I
0
Actions
  • 06/04/2020
    Introduced in House