Florida Senate - 2019 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. SB 932 Ì624656@Î624656 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House . . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Committee on Infrastructure and Security (Brandes) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 2 3 Between lines 40 and 41 4 insert: 5 Section 1. Section 316.0899, Florida Statutes, is created 6 to read: 7 316.0899 Innovative transportation technology pilot or 8 demonstration programs.—The Department of Transportation, in 9 consultation with the department, may conduct pilot or 10 demonstration programs to explore the efficient implementation 11 of innovative transportation technologies, including, but not 12 limited to, vehicle electrification, shared vehicle use, 13 automated vehicles, and other mobility technologies that provide 14 transportation options intended to increase personal mobility, 15 to facilitate shorter urban trips, or to provide connections to 16 other modes of transportation. Such pilot or demonstration 17 programs may also include innovative transportation technologies 18 that improve the delivery of transportation disadvantaged 19 services. The Department of Transportation shall prepare an 20 annual report outlining the programs undertaken pursuant to this 21 section. The report may include any findings or recommendations 22 the department deems necessary for future implementation. The 23 report must be submitted to the Governor, the President of the 24 Senate, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives. 25 Section 2. Paragraph (f) is added to subsection (1) of 26 section 338.2216, Florida Statutes, to read: 27 338.2216 Florida Turnpike Enterprise; powers and 28 authority.— 29 (1) 30 (f) The Florida Turnpike Enterprise may enter into one or 31 more agreements to fund, construct, and operate facilities for 32 the advancement of autonomous and connected innovative 33 transportation technologies for the purposes of improving safety 34 and decreasing congestion for the traveling public. Such 35 agreements may include terms that authorize a private entity to 36 sell or provide products or business opportunities at the 37 facilities which benefit the traveling public, provide 38 additional revenue, or otherwise advance the enterprise’s 39 objectives as provided in the Florida Transportation Code. 40 41 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 42 And the title is amended as follows: 43 Delete line 2 44 and insert: 45 An act relating to autonomous vehicles; creating s. 46 316.0899, F.S.; authorizing the Department of 47 Transportation, in consultation with the Department of 48 Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, to conduct pilot or 49 demonstration programs to explore the efficient 50 implementation of innovative transportation 51 technologies; requiring the Department of 52 Transportation to submit a certain annual report to 53 the Governor and the Legislature; amending s. 54 338.2216, F.S.; authorizing the Florida Turnpike 55 Enterprise to enter into one or more agreements to 56 fund, construct, and operate facilities for the 57 advancement of autonomous and connected innovative 58 transportation technologies for certain purposes; 59 amending s.