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2018 Regular Session
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At the request of: (at the request of House Interim Committee on Transportation Policy)
Chief Sponsors:
Regular Sponsors: Introduced and printed pursuant to House Rule 12.00. Presession filed
Bill Title: Relating to autonomous vehicles; declaring an emergency.
Catchline/Summary: Designates Department of Transportation as lead agency for autonomous vehicle programs and policies.
Permits operation of autonomous vehicles on highways in this state under certain circumstances. Directs owners of commercial autonomous vehicles to obtain additional motor vehicle liability insurance policies. Directs Department of Transportation to adopt rules for operation of autonomous vehicles on highways in this state.] Takes effect on 91st day following adjournment sine die.] Establishes Task Force on Autonomous Vehicles. Assigns duties of task force. Requires task force to report to interim committee on transportation, on or before September 15, 2018, regarding deployment of autonomous vehicles on highways. Allows task force to report to interim committee on transportation, on or before September 15, 2019, regarding long-term effects of autonomous vehicle deployment. Sunsets task force on January 2, 2021. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
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Fiscal Impact: Fiscal Impact Issued
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In House Committee
Current Committee: Joint Committee On Ways and Means
Current Subcommittee: Joint Committee On Ways and Means SubCommittee On Transportation and Economic Development
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