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The Senate has convened, unilaterally, in Special Session for the sole purpose of consideration of Executive Order 19-14.

CS/HB 311: Autonomous Vehicles

GENERAL BILL by State Affairs Committee ; Fischer

Autonomous Vehicles; 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 with system engaged; authorizes Florida Turnpike Enterprise to enter into agreements to fund & operate facilities; provides requirements for insurance & operation of on-demand autonomous vehicle networks; revises registration requirements for autonomous vehicles; provides for uniformity of laws governing autonomous vehicles.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 6/13/2019 - Chapter No. 2019-101
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/17/2019 House • Filed
1/23/2019 House • Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee; Transportation and Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 44
3/4/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee, 03/06/19, 3:00 pm, Reed Hall
3/5/2019 House • Introduced -HJ 44
3/6/2019 House • Favorable by Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -HJ 351
• Now in Transportation and Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 351
3/15/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Transportation and Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee, 03/19/19, 8:00 am, Reed Hall
3/19/2019 House • Favorable by Transportation and Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -HJ 447
• Now in State Affairs Committee -HJ 447
3/26/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- State Affairs Committee, 03/28/19, 10:30 am, Morris Hall -- Temporarily postponed
4/2/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- State Affairs Committee, 04/04/19, 8:00 am, Morris Hall
4/4/2019 House • CS by- State Affairs Committee; YEAS 20 NAYS 1 -HJ 598
4/5/2019 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
4/8/2019 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 597
• CS by State Affairs Committee read 1st time -HJ 595
4/18/2019 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/23/19
4/23/2019 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 769
• Amendment(s) adopted (483839) -HJ 769,772
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/24/2019 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 800
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 110 NAYS 0 -HJ 800
4/24/2019 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Infrastructure and Security; Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; Appropriations -SJ 498
4/25/2019 Senate • Received -SJ 498
4/30/2019 Senate • Withdrawn from Infrastructure and Security; Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development; Appropriations -SJ 626
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Substituted for CS/CS/SB 932 -SJ 626
• Read 2nd time -SJ 626
• Placed on 3rd reading
5/1/2019 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 678
• CS passed; YEAS 37 NAYS 0 -SJ 679
5/1/2019 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 1129
6/5/2019 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/13/2019 • Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2019-101