Synopsis As Introduced Creates the Autonomous Vehicle Act. Defines terms. Provides that a fully autonomous vehicle may drive or operate upon the highways of this State, regardless of whether a human operator is physically present in the vehicle. Provides that when engaged, the automated driving system shall be considered the driver or operator for purposes of assessing conformance to applicable traffic or motor vehicle laws and shall be deemed to satisfy any physical acts required of a driver or operator. Provides that liability for incidents involving a fully autonomous vehicle shall be determined under existing product liability law or common law negligence principles. Preempts home rule powers. Effective immediately.