Conn. Gov. Lamont Signs Sweeping Gun Legislation
Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont signed gun legislation on June 6 that includes provisions to reduce gun violence and prevent firearm accidents and suicides. Some portions of the legislation, House Bill 6667, An Act Addressing Gun Violence, take effect immediately after receiving the Governor’s signature; according to the Office of Governor Ned Lamont these portions include closing loopholes in the assault weapons ban regarding so-called “other” firearms and “pre-ban” firearms.
How to Implement StateRAMP for Government
New resources from StateRAMP help state government to incorporate StateRAMP into their processes and procedures. According to their website, StateRAMP helps to standardize the cybersecurity standards required of providers that serve state and local government. Resources include the Getting Started with StateRAMP guide. StateRAMP also enables state leaders to download new templates created for government with sample language.
AI Regulations Set by a Patchwork of States
A proposed Connecticut bill to regulate artificial intelligence requires state agencies to inventory and assess any government systems that use AI, according to Stateline on June 5. Lawmakers in other states plan to work with Connecticut to develop parallel AI policies. The legislation in Connecticut draws from a similar 2021 law in Vermont.