|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 06, 2016||referred to transportation|
|Jan 07, 2015||referred to transportation|
assembly Bill A31
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
A31 (ACTIVE) - Details
A31 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 31 2015-2016 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y (PREFILED) January 7, 2015 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. GANTT, ROZIC, DenDEKKER -- read once and referred to the Committee on Transportation AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to authorizing the testing and operation of autonomous motor vehicles upon public highways; to amend the general obligations law, in relation to the liability of motor vehicle manufacturers for vehicles converted to autonomous motor vehicles; and directing the commissioner of motor vehicles to make recommendations upon additional legislative actions relating to autonomous vehicles THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Legislative intent. The legislature hereby declares that it intends to encourage and support the safe development, testing and operation of motor vehicles with autonomous technology upon the public highways of the state. This state, while not prohibiting the testing and operation of motor vehicles with autonomous technology, hereby regulates such testing and operation. S 2. The vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding two new sections 100-e and 100-f to read as follows: S 100-E. AUTONOMOUS TECHNOLOGY. TECHNOLOGY INSTALLED ON A MOTOR VEHI- CLE THAT HAS THE CAPABILITY TO DRIVE THE VEHICLE ON WHICH THE TECHNOLOGY IS INSTALLED WITHOUT THE ACTIVE CONTROL OR MONITORING BY A HUMAN OPERA- TOR. SUCH TERM EXCLUDES A MOTOR VEHICLE ENABLED WITH ACTIVE SAFETY SYSTEMS OR DRIVER ASSISTANCE SYSTEMS, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, A SYSTEM TO PROVIDE ELECTRONIC BLIND SPOT ASSISTANCE, CRASH AVOIDANCE, EMERGENCY BRAKING, PARKING ASSISTANCE, ADAPTIVE CRUISE CONTROL, LANE KEEP ASSISTANCE, LANE DEPARTURE WARNING, OR TRAFFIC JAM AND QUEUING ASSISTANT, UNLESS ANY SUCH SYSTEM ALONE OR IN COMBINATION WITH OTHER SYSTEMS ENABLES THE MOTOR VEHICLE ON WHICH THE TECHNOLOGY IS INSTALLED TO DRIVE WITHOUT THE ACTIVE CONTROL OR MONITORING BY A HUMAN OPERATOR. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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