Executive Order Number Five: Recognizing the Risks and Seizing the Opportunities of Artificial Intelligence
Youngkin, Glenn; Commonwealth of Virginia
Executive Directive Number Five (2023) by the Governor of Virginia aims to ensure responsible and transparent use of artificial intelligence (AI) in state government. Recognizing the transformative potential of AI, the directive assigns the Office of Regulatory Management to establish standards covering legal, regulatory, educational, workforce, and economic aspects. The goal is to balance AI benefits with mitigating risks, ensuring Virginia's competitiveness and innovation. The directive outlines actions with a December 15, 2023, deadline, effective immediately upon signing.