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Brazil: Senate announces Commission for draft regulatory framework on AI 

The Senate announced, on 30 March 2022, the creation of a Commission of Jurists that is tasked with drafting a new regulation on artificial intelligence ('AI'), and which be based on bills No. 2020/21, No. 5051/2019, and No. 872/2021. In particular, Senate noted that the rapporteur of this Commission will lead a study into existing experiences such as within the EU to act as a source of inspiration for the application of the same concepts within Brazil. 

In addition, the Senate also detailed that the Commission will address topics such as: 

  • economic-social contexts and benefits of AI; 
  • sustainable development and well-being; 
  • innovation; 
  • AI research and development; 
  • public security; 
  • agriculture; 
  • industry; 
  • digital services; 
  • information technology; and 
  • healthcare robots. 

You can read the press release, only available in Portuguese, here.