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2016 Senate Bill 997: Authorize (restricted) driverless vehicles on Michigan highways

Public Act 334 of 2016

Introduced by Sen. Rebekah Warren (D) on May 25, 2016
To authorize a government “mobility research center" operated under an agreement between the state, a local government, and a university for purposes of planning, construction, operation, upgrade or financing of a facility for testing advanced transportation systems, driverless cars. The bill is part of a package comprised of Senate Bills 995 to 998 that would create regulations autonomous vehicle activities.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Economic Development and International Investment Committee on May 25, 2016
Reported in the Senate on September 6, 2016
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Received in the House on September 7, 2016
Referred to the House Communications and Technology Committee on September 7, 2016
Reported in the House on September 20, 2016
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-4) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Received in the Senate on November 10, 2016
To concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
Moved to reconsider by Sen. Mike Kowall (R) on November 10, 2016
The vote by which the bill was passee.
The motion passed by voice vote in the Senate on November 10, 2016
Received in the Senate on November 10, 2016
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on December 8, 2016

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