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AGENCY: The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requests comments on a draft Memorandum that provides guidance to all Federal agencies to inform the development of regulatory and non-regulatory approaches regarding technologies and industrial sectors that are empowered or enabled by artificial intelligence (AI) and consider ways to reduce barriers to the development and adoption of AI technologies. OMB guidance on these matters seeks to support the U.S. approach to free-market capitalism, federalism, and good regulatory practices (GRPs). The draft Memorandum calls on agencies, when considering regulations or policies related to AI applications, to promote advancements in technology and innovation, while protecting American technology, economic and national security, privacy, civil liberties, and other American values, including the principles of freedom, human rights, the rule of law, and respect for intellectual property. 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OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET


Request for Comments on a Draft Memorandum to the Heads of 
Executive Departments and Agencies, ``Guidance for Regulation of 
Artificial Intelligence Applications''

AGENCY: Executive Office of the President, Office of Management and 
Budget.

ACTION: Notice of availability and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requests comments on 
a draft Memorandum that provides guidance to all Federal agencies to 
inform the development of regulatory and non-regulatory approaches 
regarding technologies and industrial sectors that are empowered or 
enabled by artificial intelligence (AI) and consider ways to reduce 
barriers to the development and adoption of AI technologies. OMB 
guidance on these matters seeks to support the U.S. approach to free-
market capitalism, federalism, and good regulatory practices (GRPs). 
The draft Memorandum calls on agencies, when considering regulations or 
policies related to AI applications, to promote advancements in 
technology and innovation, while protecting American technology, 
economic and national security, privacy, civil liberties, and other 
American values, including the principles of freedom, human rights, the 
rule of law, and respect for intellectual property. The draft 
Memorandum is available at https://www.whitehouse.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Draft-OMB-Memo-on-Regulation-of-AI-1-7-19.pdf.

DATES: Comments are requested on the draft Memorandum no later than 
March 13, 2020.

ADDRESSES: All comments should be submitted via http://www.regulations.gov. Please submit comments only and include your name, 
company name (if any), and cite ``Guidance for Regulation of Artificial 
Intelligence Applications'' in all correspondence. All comments 
received will be posted, without change or redaction, to 
www.regulations.gov, so commenters should not include information they 
do not wish to be posted (e.g., personal or confidential business 
information).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Alexander Hunt, Office of Management 
and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, at 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Executive Order 13859, ``Maintaining 
American Leadership in Artificial Intelligence,'' which was issued on 
February 11, 2019, requires the Director of OMB, in coordination with 
the Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy, the 
Director of the Domestic Policy Council, and the Director of the 
National Economic Council, to issue a memorandum that provides guidance 
to all Federal agencies to inform the development of regulatory and 
non-regulatory approaches regarding technologies and industrial sectors 
that are empowered or enabled by AI and consider ways to reduce 
barriers to the development and adoption of AI technologies.

Dominic J. Mancini,
Acting Administrator, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2020-00261 Filed 1-10-20; 8:45 am]
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