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Lawmakers to debate limiting the use of facial recognition technology in Colorado | Legislature
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Lawmakers to debate limiting the use of facial recognition technology in Colorado | Legislature

Lawmakers will soon debate on how much to limit the use of facial recognition technology in Colorado after the state House and Senate passed competing regulations on Friday.As drafted, Senate Bill 113 would establish several regulations for the use of facial recognition by government and law enforcement agencies, as well as prohibit the technology in schools until 2025. The state Senate approved the bill as is, but the state House voted to roll back the limitations. The two chambers will duke out the differences in the coming days.Sen. Chris Hansen, the sponsor of the original bill, said he is seeking to limit the use of facial recognition technology because o...