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SB 802 (Skinner) Autonomous vehicles. vehicles: registration

Position:Watch
Status:Assembly Appropriations Committee
Summary:
SB 802, as amended, Skinner. Emerging vehicle technology: advisory study group.
 
Existing law establishes regulations for the operation of an autonomous vehicle on public roads for testing purposes, and requires an autonomous technology manufacturer to submit an application to the Department of Motor Vehicles before an autonomous vehicle is operated on a public road.
 
This bill would direct the Office of Planning and Research to convene an Emerging Vehicle Advisory Study Group on or before April 1, 2018, to review policies regarding new types of motor vehicles, including, but not limited to, autonomous vehicles and shared-use vehicles, and provide recommendations to the Legislature.
 
The bill would require the Emerging Vehicle Advisory Study Group to meet at least quarterly, consult with specified institutions, include at least one member each from 4 specified state agencies, who shall be appointed by the Governor, and include 3 members appointed by the Senate Committee on Rules and 3 members appointed by the Speaker of the Assembly, as specified.
 
The bill would require the Emerging Vehicle Advisory Study Group to provide recommendations to the Legislature, as specified, on or before April 1, 2019.
More Info:Legislative Website Info
Last Updated:April 5, 2018