January 12, 2021
Assemblymember Wallace explains changes to her legislation that provides definitions of biometric identifying technology, biometric information and facial recognition. This bill prohibits school districts, non-public schools, and charter schools from utilizing or purchasing biometric identifying technology, including the use of facial recognition technology, for any purpose until July 1, 2022 or until the Commissioner of Education authorizes the use of such technology after the Director of the Office of Information Technology Services (ITS) issues a comprehensive report. (A.0954)