Texas - SB 2205 - 2017

Relating to the research and testing of motor vehicles with automated driving systems on highways in this state.

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Transportation

Added On: 03-25-2017
Updated On: 06-23-2017
Status: Enacted
Primary Sponsors: Charlie Geren (House/Republican), Kelly Hancock (Senate/Republican)





Actions (67)

  • 03-10-2017 - Filed
  • 03-10-2017 - Received by the Secretary of the Senate
  • 03-29-2017 - Referred to Transportation
  • 03-29-2017 - Read first time
  • 04-19-2017 - Considered in public hearing
  • 04-19-2017 - Testimony taken in committee
  • 04-19-2017 - Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
  • 04-24-2017 - Reported favorably as substituted
  • 04-24-2017 - Committee report printed and distributed
  • 04-25-2017 - Placed on intent calendar
  • 04-27-2017 - Reported engrossed
  • 04-27-2017 - Record vote
  • 04-27-2017 - Passed
  • 04-27-2017 - Read 3rd time
  • 04-27-2017 - Record vote
  • 04-27-2017 - Three day rule suspended
  • 04-27-2017 - Vote recorded in Journal
  • 04-27-2017 - Passed to engrossment as amended
  • 04-27-2017 - Record vote
  • 04-27-2017 - Amendment fails of adoption
  • 04-27-2017 - Amendment(s) offered
  • 04-27-2017 - Record vote
  • 04-27-2017 - Amended
  • 04-27-2017 - Amendment fails of adoption
  • 04-27-2017 - Amendment(s) offered
  • 04-27-2017 - Vote recorded in Journal
  • 04-27-2017 - Vote recorded in Journal
  • 04-27-2017 - Amendment(s) offered
  • 04-27-2017 - Amended
  • 04-27-2017 - Amendment(s) offered
  • 04-27-2017 - Vote recorded in Journal
  • 04-27-2017 - Amended
  • 04-27-2017 - Amended
  • 04-27-2017 - Vote recorded in Journal
  • 04-27-2017 - Amendment(s) offered
  • 04-27-2017 - Amendment(s) offered
  • 04-27-2017 - Read 2nd time
  • 04-27-2017 - Rules suspended-Regular order of business
  • 04-27-2017 - Co-author authorized
  • 04-28-2017 - Received from the Senate
  • 05-02-2017 - Referred to Transportation
  • 05-02-2017 - Read first time
  • 05-10-2017 - Posting rule suspended
  • 05-11-2017 - Testimony taken/registration(s) recorded in committee
  • 05-11-2017 - Left pending in committee
  • 05-11-2017 - Considered in public hearing
  • 05-12-2017 - Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
  • 05-12-2017 - Considered in formal meeting
  • 05-15-2017 - Committee report distributed
  • 05-15-2017 - Comte report filed with Committee Coordinator
  • 05-16-2017 - Committee report sent to Calendars
  • 05-18-2017 - Considered in Calendars
  • 05-20-2017 - Passed to 3rd reading
  • 05-20-2017 - Placed on General State Calendar
  • 05-20-2017 - Read 2nd time
  • 05-21-2017 - House passage reported
  • 05-21-2017 - Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
  • 05-21-2017 - Statement of Leg. Intent Recorded in Journal
  • 05-21-2017 - Record vote
  • 05-21-2017 - Read 3rd time
  • 05-21-2017 - Passed
  • 05-22-2017 - Signed in the Senate
  • 05-22-2017 - Reported enrolled
  • 05-23-2017 - Sent to the Governor
  • 05-23-2017 - Signed in the House
  • 06-15-2017 - Effective on 9/1/17
  • 06-15-2017 - Signed by the Governor

Votes (8)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
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No
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Other
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Passed
04-27-2017otherSenate10210no
04-27-2017otherSenate8210no
04-27-2017otherSenate000no
04-27-2017otherSenate000no
04-27-2017otherSenate000no
04-27-2017otherSenate000no
04-27-2017otherSenate000no
05-21-2017passageHouse13712yes

Sponsors (4)

News (1)

Texas gets closer to allowing self-driving vehicle testing on public roads - TechCrunch
Published by techcrunch.com
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 23:21:24 GMT

A new state might join the ranks of those that allow testing of autonomous vehicles on public roads: A bill just passed the Texas Senate Transportation Committee that spells out a path toward statutes allowing use of highly automated vehicles on public ...