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Vehicle Laws - Safe Autonomous Vehicle (SAVE) Act

Sponsored by:

Senator Ferguson


In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings

Synopsis:Authorizing specified manufacturers of autonomous and connected (AV/CV) vehicles to establish a safe autonomous vehicle (SAVE) project authorizing the manufacturer to supervise the driving of AV/CV vehicles on highways in the State; requiring an AV/CV vehicle manufacturer to certify to the Motor Vehicle Administration that the AV/CV vehicles in its fleet under a SAVE project meet specified standards; establishing that an AV/CV vehicle may be driven on a highway only as part of a SAVE project; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senator Ferguson
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB1013
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Judicial Proceedings  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Vehicle Laws - Rules of the Road
Narrow Subject(s):Boundaries
Data -see also- Census; Demographics
Drivers' Licenses
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates
Fines -see also- Penalties and Sentences
Industry and Technology
Motor Vehicles -see also- Aband Veh; Ambulances; Buses; etc.
Motor Vehicle Administration
Motor Vehicle Insurance -see also- MD Auto Insurance Fund
Motor Vehicle Operation
Motor Vehicle Registration
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Safety -see also- Cybersecurity; Occupational Safety
Telecommunications and Information Technology
Statutes:Article - Transportation
(11-135, 13-101.1, 13-402, 11-103.4, 11-103.5, 13-939.3, 21-1130)

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November 28, 2017 1:13 P.M.