assembly Bill A9705

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to autonomous vehicle driving

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Mar 28, 2022 referred to transportation

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A9705 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8468
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 34-E §§1290 - 1298, §§383-a & 301-c, V & T L

A9705 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that a person may operate a fully autonomous vehicle on the public roads of this state without a human driver provided that the automated driving system is engaged and the vehicle meets certain conditions; defines terms; requires insurance and that such vehicle is registered as a fully autonomous vehicle; makes related provisions.

A9705 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9705
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 28, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. BURGOS -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Transportation
 
 AN  ACT  to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to autonomous
   vehicle driving
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.    The  vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding a new
 article 34-E to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 34-E
                        AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE DRIVING
 SECTION 1290. DEFINITIONS.
         1291. OPERATION OF FULLY AUTONOMOUS  VEHICLES  WITHOUT  A  HUMAN
                 DRIVER.
         1292. LICENSING.
         1293. INSURANCE.
         1294. DUTIES  FOLLOWING CRASHES INVOLVING FULLY AUTONOMOUS VEHI-
                 CLES.
         1295. ON-DEMAND AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE NETWORK.
         1296. REGISTRATION AND TITLE.
         1297. CONTROLLING AUTHORITY.
         1298. OPERATION OF A MOTOR VEHICLE  WITH  AN  AUTOMATED  DRIVING
                 SYSTEM BY A HUMAN DRIVER.
   §  1290. DEFINITIONS. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE THE FOLLOWING TERMS
 SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   1. "AUTOMATED DRIVING SYSTEM" SHALL MEAN  THE  HARDWARE  AND  SOFTWARE
 THAT  ARE  COLLECTIVELY CAPABLE OF PERFORMING THE ENTIRE DYNAMIC DRIVING
 TASK ON A SUSTAINED BASIS, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER  IT  IS  LIMITED  TO  A
 SPECIFIC OPERATIONAL DESIGN DOMAIN;
   2. "DYNAMIC DRIVING TASK OR DDT" SHALL MEAN ALL OF THE REAL-TIME OPER-
 ATIONAL  AND TACTICAL FUNCTIONS REQUIRED TO OPERATE A VEHICLE IN ON-ROAD
 TRAFFIC, EXCLUDING THE STRATEGIC FUNCTIONS SUCH AS TRIP  SCHEDULING  AND
 SELECTION  OF  DESTINATIONS AND WAYPOINTS, AND INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITA-
 TION: LATERAL VEHICLE MOTION CONTROL VIA STEERING,  LONGITUDINAL  MOTION
 CONTROL  VIA ACCELERATION AND DECELERATION, MONITORING THE DRIVING ENVI-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.