Wildfire Prevention Legislation Passes Key Committee

SACRAMENTO – Yesterday, the Assembly Committee on Natural Resources approved AB 697, authored by Assemblymember Ed Chau (D–Monterey Park).  This bill would establish a program in California to allow the state to help plan, manage, and implement forest restoration projects on federal lands through an expanded and formalized Good Neighbor Authority (GNA).

Chau Introduces Automated Decision Systems Accountability Act of 2021

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Ed Chau (D–Monterey Park) introduced legislation that would bring accountability and transparency to algorithm-driven systems used by businesses and public entities, which rely on machine learning or artificial intelligence to make decisions affecting people’s lives.