A bill to support the development of highly automated vehicle safety technologies, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senior Senator for South Dakota. Republican.
Last Updated: Nov 28, 2017
Length: 102 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on October 4, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
4 Cosponsors (2 Republicans, 2 Democrats)
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
What stakeholders are saying
Sep 28, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Oct 4, 2017
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Nov 28, 2017
Reported by Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.
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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1885. This is the one from the 115th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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