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CS/CS/HB 1289: Autonomous Vehicles

GENERAL BILL by Commerce Committee ; Tourism, Infrastructure and Energy Subcommittee ; McFarland ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Andrade ; Arrington ; Fabricio ; McClain ; Morales ; Slosberg

Autonomous Vehicles; Authorizes operation of low-speed autonomous delivery vehicle on certain streets & roads; authorizes operation of low-speed autonomous delivery vehicle on streets or roads with posted speed limit of up to 45 miles per hour under specified conditions; provides requirements for low-speed autonomous delivery vehicles; provides certain fully autonomous vehicles are not subject to certain provisions of law or regulations.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 7/6/2021 - Chapter No. 2021-233
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    2/24/2021 House • Filed
    2/28/2021 House • Referred to Tourism, Infrastructure & Energy Subcommittee
    • Referred to Commerce Committee
    • Now in Tourism, Infrastructure & Energy Subcommittee
    3/2/2021 House • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
    3/30/2021 House • Added to Tourism, Infrastructure & Energy Subcommittee agenda
    4/1/2021 House • Favorable with CS by Tourism, Infrastructure & Energy Subcommittee
    • Reported out of Tourism, Infrastructure & Energy Subcommittee
    • Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
    • CS Filed
    • 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 1)
    4/2/2021 House • Referred to Commerce Committee
    • Now in Commerce Committee
    4/12/2021 House • Added to Commerce Committee agenda
    4/14/2021 House • Favorable with CS by Commerce Committee
    4/15/2021 House • Reported out of Commerce Committee
    • Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
    • CS Filed
    • 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 2)
    4/16/2021 House • Bill referred to House Calendar
    • Added to Second Reading Calendar
    4/19/2021 House • Bill added to Special Order Calendar (4/22/2021)
    4/22/2021 House • Read 2nd time
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    • Added to Third Reading Calendar
    4/23/2021 House • Read 3rd time
    • CS passed; YEAS 113, NAYS 0
    4/23/2021 Senate • In Messages
    4/23/2021 House • Message sent to senate
    4/23/2021 Senate • Referred to Rules -SJ 656
    • Received -SJ 656
    4/26/2021 Senate • Withdrawn from Rules -SJ 701
    • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
    • Substituted for CS/CS/SB 1620 -SJ 701
    • Read 2nd time -SJ 701
    • Amendment(s) adopted (597986, 812490) -SJ 701
    • Read 3rd time -SJ 702
    • CS passed as amended; YEAS 39 NAYS 1 -SJ 702
    4/26/2021 House • In Messages
    4/29/2021 House • Added to Senate Message List
    • Amendment 812490 Concur
    • Amendment 597986 Concur
    • CS passed as amended; YEAS 116, NAYS 0
    • Ordered engrossed, then enrolled
    • Message sent to senate
    6/28/2021 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
    6/29/2021 • Approved by Governor
    7/6/2021 • Chapter No. 2021-233

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  • CS/CS/HB 1289, Enrolled (Current Bill Version) Posted 5/3/2021 at 9:34 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1620 (c2) Autonomous Vehicles Brandes Similar Last Action: 4/26/2021 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1289 (Ch. 2021-233) -SJ 701
    H 817 Electric Vehicles Toledo, Plasencia Compare Last Action: 4/30/2021 H Died in Tourism, Infrastructure & Energy Subcommittee
    S 138 (c1) Electric Vehicles Brandes Compare Last Action: 4/30/2021 S Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1289 (Ch. 2021-233)

    Citations - Statutes (6)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    316.003 Definitions. Page 2 (pdf)
    316.2122 Operation of a low-speed vehicle or mini truck on certain roadways. Page 3 (pdf)
    316.2126 Authorized use of golf carts, low-speed vehicles, and utility vehicles. Page 7 (pdf)
    316.215 Scope and effect of regulations. Page 6 (pdf)
    316.306 School and work zones; prohibition on the use of a wireless communications device in a handheld manner. Page 7 (pdf)
    655.960 Definitions; ss. 655.960-655.965. Page 8 (pdf)

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  • CS/CS/HB 1289, Engrossed 1 Posted 4/30/2021 at 4:06 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1620 (c2) Autonomous Vehicles Brandes Similar Last Action: 4/26/2021 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1289 (Ch. 2021-233) -SJ 701

    Citations - Statutes (6)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    316.003 Definitions. Page 2 (pdf)
    316.2122 Operation of a low-speed vehicle or mini truck on certain roadways. Page 2 (pdf)
    316.2126 Authorized use of golf carts, low-speed vehicles, and utility vehicles. Page 6 (pdf)
    316.215 Scope and effect of regulations. Page 5 (pdf)
    316.306 School and work zones; prohibition on the use of a wireless communications device in a handheld manner. Page 6 (pdf)
    655.960 Definitions; ss. 655.960-655.965. Page 7 (pdf)

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  • CS/CS/HB 1289, Committee Substitute 2 Posted 4/15/2021 at 11:44 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1620 (c2) Autonomous Vehicles Brandes Similar Last Action: 4/26/2021 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1289 (Ch. 2021-233) -SJ 701

    Floor Amendments (2)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    812490 - Amendment
    Delete lines 26 - 35 and insert:
    Brandes 4/23/2021
    3:20 PM
    House: Concur
    4/29/2021
    Web Page
    PDF
    597986 - Amendment
    Delete lines 26 - 31 and insert:
    Brandes 4/23/2021
    3:27 PM
    House: Concur
    4/29/2021
    Web Page
    PDF

    Floor Votes (3)

    Date Chamber Result
    4/23/2021 10:19 AM House 113 Yeas - 0 Nays
    4/26/2021 3:23 PM Senate 39 Yeas - 1 Nays
    4/29/2021 7:36 PM House 116 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (6)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    316.003 Definitions. Page 2 (pdf)
    316.2122 Operation of a low-speed vehicle or mini truck on certain roadways. Page 2 (pdf)
    316.2126 Authorized use of golf carts, low-speed vehicles, and utility vehicles. Page 6 (pdf)
    316.215 Scope and effect of regulations. Page 5 (pdf)
    316.306 School and work zones; prohibition on the use of a wireless communications device in a handheld manner. Page 6 (pdf)
    655.960 Definitions; ss. 655.960-655.965. Page 7 (pdf)

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  • CS/HB 1289, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 4/1/2021 at 5:25 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Commerce Committee (Post-Meeting) 6/30/2021 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1620 (c1) Autonomous Vehicles Brandes Similar Last Action: 4/26/2021 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1289 (Ch. 2021-233) -SJ 701

    Committee Amendments (2)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    890011 - Amendment
    Remove lines 28-95 and insert:
    McFarland 4/13/2021
    6:28 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    4/14/2021
    PDF
    732631 - Amendment
    Between lines 124 and 125, insert:
    McFarland 4/13/2021
    6:30 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    4/14/2021
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (5)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    316.003 Definitions. Page 1 (pdf)
    316.2122 Operation of a low-speed vehicle or mini truck on certain roadways. Page 2 (pdf)
    316.215 Scope and effect of regulations. Page 5 (pdf)
    316.306 School and work zones; prohibition on the use of a wireless communications device in a handheld manner. Page 6 (pdf)
    655.960 Definitions; ss. 655.960-655.965. Page 7 (pdf)

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  • HB 1289, Original Filed Version Posted 2/24/2021 at 4:16 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Tourism, Infrastructure and Energy Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 7/7/2021 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1620 (c1) Autonomous Vehicles Brandes Similar Last Action: 4/26/2021 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 1289 (Ch. 2021-233) -SJ 701

    Committee Amendments (2)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    308333 - Amendment
    Between lines 89 and 90, insert:
    Slosberg 4/1/2021
    11:27 AM
    Adopted without Objection
    4/1/2021
    PDF
    978767 - Amendment
    Between lines 92 and 93, insert:
    McFarland 3/31/2021
    4:13 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    4/1/2021
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (5)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    316.003 Definitions. Page 1 (pdf)
    316.2122 Operation of a low-speed vehicle or mini truck on certain roadways. Page 2 (pdf)
    316.215 Scope and effect of regulations. Page 5 (pdf)
    316.306 School and work zones; prohibition on the use of a wireless communications device in a handheld manner. Page 5 (pdf)
    655.960 Definitions; ss. 655.960-655.965. Page 6 (pdf)

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