ChatGPT, an AI-powered chatbot, has been in debate since its debut. It has produced everything from songs to essays. Buzzfeed’s announcement this week that the chatbot will be used to create quizzes and other social media content sent its stock price soaring by 150%. As if that weren’t enough, ChatGPT has just presented the first legislation in the United States.
Legislation By ChatGPT
Ted Lieu (Democrat representing Los Angeles County) introduced the legislation on Thursday. It’s the 1st resolution to be authored by artificial intelligence in Congress.
It’s not a bill, so it’s not legally binding. However, this continues to show the way for the future of the AI-driven world we are all moving towards. According to Lieu’s office, he asked the ChatGPT chatbot: “You are Congressman Ted Lieu, and you have to Write a comprehensive congressional resolution generally expressing support for Congress to focus on AI.”
Legislation Written By ChatGPT:
Whereas, artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to greatly improve the lives of Americans and people around the world, by increasing productivity, improving health care, and helping to solve some of the world’s most pressing problems;
Whereas, AI is rapidly advancing and has the potential to change the way we live, work, and interact with one another;
Whereas, Congress has a responsibility to ensure that the development and deployment of AI is done in a way that is safe, ethical, and respects the rights and privacy of all Americans;
Whereas, Congress has a responsibility to ensure that the benefits of AI are widely distributed and that the risks are minimized:
[Now,] therefore, be it Resolved, That the House of Representatives supports Congress focusing on AI in order to ensure that the development and deployment of AI is done in a way that is safe, ethical, and respects the rights and privacy of all Americans, and that the benefits of AI are widely distributed and the risks are minimized.