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CS/HB 353: Autonomous Vehicles

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations Committee ; Fischer ; Brodeur ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Jacobs ; Payne ; Toledo

Autonomous Vehicles; Provides applicability; exempts autonomous vehicles & operators from certain prohibitions; provides that human operator is not required to operate fully autonomous vehicle; authorizes fully autonomous vehicle to operate regardless of presence of human operator; provides that automated driving system is deemed operator of autonomous vehicle operating in autonomous mode; authorizes Florida Turnpike Enterprise to fund & operate test facilities; preempts regulation to state; revises registration requirements for autonomous vehicles; provides insurance requirements.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 House - Died in Government Accountability Committee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/17/2017 House • Filed
10/26/2017 House • Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Government Accountability Committee -HJ 33
11/1/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee, 11/08/17, 4:00 pm, Reed Hall
11/8/2017 House • Favorable by Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 253
• Now in Appropriations Committee -HJ 253
1/9/2018 House • Introduced -HJ 33
1/18/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 01/22/18, 3:00 pm, Webster Hall
1/22/2018 House • CS by Appropriations Committee; YEAS 20 NAYS 0 -HJ 433
1/25/2018 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Appropriations Committee read 1st time -HJ 427
1/26/2018 House • Now in Government Accountability Committee -HJ 439
3/10/2018 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Government Accountability Committee