Florida Senate - 2019                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 932
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              

       The Committee on Infrastructure and Security (Brandes)
       recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    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.
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   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.