Florida Senate - 2016                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for SB 1394
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                   Comm: WD            .                                
                  02/19/2016           .                                

       Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and
       Economic Development (Brandes) recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 73 - 93
    4  and insert:
    5         Section 1. Present subsections (90) through (93) of section
    6  316.003, Florida Statutes, are redesignated as subsections (91)
    7  through (94), respectively, present subsection (90) of that
    8  section is amended, and new subsections (90), (95), and (96) are
    9  added to that section to read:
   10         (90) AUTONOMOUS TECHNOLOGY.—Technology installed on a motor
   11  vehicle which has the capability to drive the vehicle on which
   12  the technology is installed without the active control of or
   13  monitoring by a human operator.
   14         (91)(90) AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE.— Any vehicle equipped with
   15  autonomous technology. The term “autonomous technology” means
   16  technology installed on a motor vehicle that has the capability
   17  to drive the vehicle on which the technology is installed
   18  without the active control or monitoring by a human operator.
   19  The term excludes a motor vehicle enabled with active safety
   20  systems or driver assistance systems, including, without
   21  limitation, a system to provide electronic blind spot
   22  assistance, crash avoidance, emergency braking, parking
   23  assistance, adaptive cruise control, lane keep assistance, lane
   24  departure warning, or traffic jam and queuing assistant, unless
   25  any such system alone or in combination with other systems
   26  enables the vehicle on which the technology is installed to
   27  drive without the active control or monitoring by a human
   28  operator.
   29         (95) SERVICE PATROL VEHICLE.—A motor vehicle that bears an
   30  emblem or markings with the wording “SERVICE VEHICLE” which is
   31  visible from the roadway and clearly indicates that the vehicle
   32  belongs to or is under contract with a person, an entity, a
   33  cooperative, a board, a commission, a district, or a unit of
   34  government that provides highway assistance services to
   35  motorists, clears travel lanes, or provides temporary
   36  maintenance of traffic support for incident response operations.
   38  automation technology that integrates a sensor array, wireless
   39  communications, vehicle controls, and specialized software to
   40  synchronize the acceleration and braking between no more than
   41  two truck tractor-semitrailer combinations, while leaving each
   42  vehicle’s steering control and systems command in the control of
   43  the vehicle’s driver.
   45  ================= T I T L E  A M E N D M E N T ================
   46  And the title is amended as follows:
   47         Delete lines 4 - 5
   48  and insert:
   49         defining and revising the definitions of terms;