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Full Text of HB3136  99th General Assembly


Rep. Jack D. Franks

Filed: 3/23/2015





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 3136 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the
5Automated Motor Vehicle Study and Report Act.
6    Section 5. Definitions. As used in this Act:
7    "Automated motor vehicle" means a vehicle capable of
8operating in full automation mode, or the unconditional,
9full-time performance by an automated driving system of all
10aspects of the dynamic driving task, as defined by the Society
11of Automotive Engineers in its information report J3016-2014.
12    Section 10. The Automated Motor Vehicle Study and Report.
13    (a) There is hereby created the Automated Motor Vehicle
14Study and Report.
15    (b) The Secretary of State shall conduct a study on the



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1feasibility of the operation of automated motor vehicles in
2this State and produce a report on its findings. The report
3shall include but not be limited to the following:
4        (1) research on whether automated motor vehicles
5    reduce traffic fatalities and crashes by reducing or
6    eliminating driver error;
7        (2) research on whether automated motor vehicles
8    reduce congestion and improve fuel economy through better
9    utilization of existing highway capacity and more
10    efficient operation of a vehicle's acceleration and
11    braking controls; and
12        (3) recommendations on which, if any, current laws
13    should be amended to accommodate the introduction or
14    testing of automated motor vehicles in this State.
15    (c) The Secretary shall submit the report and
16recommendations, including recommended legislative action, to
17the Governor and the General Assembly on or before July 1,
19    Section 15. Expiration. This Act is repealed on January 1,
21    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
22becoming law.".