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S. 1885 (115th): AV START Act

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A bill to support the development of highly automated vehicle safety technologies, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

John Thune

Sponsor. Senior Senator for South Dakota. Republican.

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Last Updated: Nov 28, 2017
Length: 102 pages
Introduced
Sep 28, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 4, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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What legislators are saying

Thunes Autonomous Vehicle and TSA Aviation Security Bills Pass Commerce Committee
    — Sen. John Thune [R-SD] (Sponsor) on Oct 4, 2017

Wicker Votes to Advance Autonomous Vehicle Legislation
    — Sen. Roger Wicker [R-MS] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 4, 2017

Self-Driving Car Bill Needs Stronger Safety Measures, Consumer Protections
    — Sen. Dianne Feinstein [D-CA] on Mar 14, 2018

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 1885 will add $22 million in new spending through 2022.

History

Sep 28, 2017
 
Introduced

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Oct 4, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Nov 28, 2017
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

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S. 1885 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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