This is an overview and some links on what happened so far on the EU AI Act. Some thoughts on it may be found here:
- 21 April – proposal to regulate artificial intelligence
- 20 July – virtual conference under Slovenian Presidency of the Council of the European Union: regulation of artificial intelligence, ethics and fundamental rights
- 6 August – Publication on the use of biometric techniques from an ethical and legal perspective (European Parliament’s Policy Department for Citizens’ Rights and Constitutional Affairs). End of the public consultation period on the AI Act by the European Commission: 304 submissions.
- 29 November – The rotating presidency of the EU Council shared a first compromise text on the AI Act draft . Focus on social scoring, biometric recognition systems, and high-risk AI.
- 25 January – The committee of the European Parliament, the Internal Market and Civil Liberties committees, had their first common approach on the AI Act proposal.
- 2 February – The EU Commission presented a new Standardisation Strategy: standards will become the foundation of the EU Market.
- 3 February – The Council (under French Presidency) shared 2 documents:
- a compromise text of Articles 16-29 (high-risk systems)
- a compromise text of Articles 40-52, (harmonised standards)
- 2 March – The Committee on Legal Affairs (JURI) published amendments on the AI Act.
- 3 March – The Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) ashared their draft opinion on the AI Act
- 20 April – Members of the European Parliament leading on the AI Act proposed their draft report.
- 13 May – General purpose AI regulation was proposed in Article 4a
- 1 June – Deadline for each political group of the European Parliament to submit amendments to the AI Act. I haven’t found a suitable source summarizing yet
- 15 June – final compromise text before Presidency change
- 17 June – discussion paper listing the main priorities of the AI Act for other governments.
- 5 September – JURI adopted their opinion on the AI Act
- 28 September – The Commission proposed a targeted harmonisation of liabilities.
- 6 December – general approach: The Council of the EU adopted its common position on the AI Act.