Generative AI (GenAI) Executive Order

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With GenAI’s wide-ranging potential for Californians and the state’s economy, Governor Gavin Newsom signed Executive Order N-12-23 to study the development, use, and risks of artificial intelligence (AI) technology throughout the state and to develop a deliberate and responsible process for evaluation and deployment of GenAI within state government.

The California Government Operations Agency is leading the GenAI work across the administration, and documents, reports and other milestones are available below.

State of California GenAI Guidelines for Public Sector Procurement, Uses and Training – March 2024
State of California GenAI Toolkit for Procurement, Use and Training – March 2024
California releases GenAI Guidelines and Toolkit press release – March 2024
GenAI Solicitations press release – January 2024
Benefits and Risks of Generative Artificial Intelligence Report – November 2023