senate Bill S3909

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing the New York task force on automated vehicle technology

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 01, 2021 advanced to third reading
Feb 24, 2021 2nd report cal.
Feb 23, 2021 1st report cal.428
Feb 01, 2021 referred to transportation

Votes

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Feb 23, 2021 - Transportation committee Vote

S3909
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committee
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Transportation Committee Vote: Feb 23, 2021

S3909 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S6014

S3909 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the New York task force on automated vehicle technology to study and assess the future of automated vehicle technology.

S3909 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3909 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3909
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 1, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. KENNEDY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation
 
 AN ACT establishing the New York task force on automated  vehicle  tech-
   nology;  and  providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expira-
   tion thereof

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. Legislative findings. The Legislature finds that automated
 vehicle technology offers widely anticipated and revolutionary potential
 for the transportation sector.  Among  the  unprecedented  opportunities
 offered  by  this  technology  are inclusive mobility options to benefit
 disadvantaged, disabled and elderly residents; congestion and  emissions
 mitigation;  improved  livable land use, and better road usage. Further,
 the legislature has amended section 2 of part FF of chapter  55  of  the
 laws  of 2017, relating to motor vehicles equipped with autonomous vehi-
 cle technology, as amended by section 2 of part H of chapter 58  of  the
 laws  of  2018,  as  amended by section 1 of part M of chapter 58 of the
 laws of 2019, to allow for a two-year  testing  program  for  automobile
 manufacturers  and  technology leaders to test and demonstrate automated
 vehicle technology in New York, which will expire and be deemed repealed
 April 1, 2021. Consequently, the  legislature  finds  that  there  is  a
 pressing need for policymakers to study automated vehicle technology and
 formulate  comprehensive  laws  and  regulations  to ensure the state is
 prepared for the safe deployment of automobiles equipped with this tech-
 nology and to help prepare the state for a future where automated  vehi-
 cle  technology plays a role in shaping our roadways, economy, education
 system, and society.
   To this end, it is in the public interest to  establish  an  automated
 vehicle task force to study, evaluate and develop recommendations relat-
 ing  to  specific actionable measures that address how automated vehicle
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05669-02-1

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