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 Bill Status of HB2575  101st General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Michael J. Zalewski and Curtis J. Tarver, II

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Autonomous Vehicle Act. Defines terms. Provides that a fully autonomous vehicle may drive or operate upon the highways of this State, regardless of whether a human operator is physically present in the vehicle. Provides that when engaged, the automated driving system shall be considered the driver or operator for purposes of assessing conformance to applicable traffic or motor vehicle laws and shall be deemed to satisfy any physical acts required of a driver or operator. Provides that liability for incidents involving a fully autonomous vehicle shall be determined under existing product liability law or common law negligence principles. Preempts home rule powers. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/13/2019HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
  2/13/2019HouseFirst Reading
  2/13/2019HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Curtis J. Tarver, II
  2/26/2019HouseAssigned to Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee
  3/29/2019HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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