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CS/SB 712: Autonomous Vehicles

GENERAL BILL by Transportation ; Brandes

Autonomous Vehicles; Exempting an autonomous vehicle being operated in autonomous mode from a certain prohibition on the operation of a motor vehicle if the vehicle is actively displaying certain content that is visible from the driver’s seat while the vehicle is in motion; authorizing a fully autonomous vehicle to operate in this state regardless of whether a licensed human operator is physically present in the vehicle; authorizing the Secretary of Transportation to enroll the state in any federal pilot program or project for the collection and study of data for the review of automated driving systems, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Banking and Insurance
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Transportation (TR)
  2. Banking and Insurance (BI)
  3. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/1/2017 Senate • Filed
11/15/2017 Senate • Referred to Transportation; Banking and Insurance; Rules -SJ 56
1/9/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 56
1/22/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Transportation, 01/25/18, 10:00 am, 401 Senate Office Building
1/25/2018 Senate • CS by Transportation; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 227
1/26/2018 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
1/29/2018 Senate • Now in Banking and Insurance -SJ 227
1/30/2018 Senate • CS by Transportation read 1st time -SJ 231
3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Banking and Insurance