Michigan - SB996 - 2016

Traffic control; traffic regulation; autonomous driving; allow under certain conditions. Amends 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.1 - 257.923) by adding sec. 665b.

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Transportation

Added On: 05-27-2016
Updated On: 04-29-2019
Status: Enacted
Primary Sponsor: Michael Kowall (Republican)





Companion Bills (3)

Actions (29)

  • 05-25-2016 - Referred To Committee On Economic Development And International Investment
  • 05-25-2016 - Introduced By Senator Michael Kowall
  • 09-06-2016 - Placed On Order Of Third Reading
  • 09-06-2016 - Reported By Committee Of The Whole Favorably Without Amendment(s)
  • 09-06-2016 - Reported Favorably Without Amendment
  • 09-06-2016 - Committee Recommended Immediate Effect
  • 09-06-2016 - Referred To Committee Of The Whole
  • 09-07-2016 - Referred To Committee On Communications And Technology
  • 09-07-2016 - Received On 09/07/2016
  • 09-07-2016 - Read A First Time
  • 09-07-2016 - Passed Roll Call # 492 Yeas 36 Nays 0 Excused 1 Not Voting 0
  • 09-20-2016 - Referred To Second Reading
  • 09-20-2016 - Reported With Recommendation With Substitute H-1
  • 11-09-2016 - Read A Second Time
  • 11-09-2016 - Placed On Third Reading
  • 11-09-2016 - Substitute H-1 Adopted
  • 11-10-2016 - Read A Third Time
  • 11-10-2016 - Passed; Given Immediate Effect Roll Call # 507 Yeas 105 Nays 2
  • 11-10-2016 - Ordered Enrolled
  • 11-10-2016 - Given Immediate Effect
  • 11-10-2016 - Full Title Agreed To
  • 11-10-2016 - Roll Call # 620 Yeas 37 Nays 0 Excused 0 Not Voting 0
  • 11-10-2016 - House Substitute H-1 Concurred In
  • 11-10-2016 - Inserted Full Title
  • 11-10-2016 - Returned To Senate
  • 11-30-2016 - Presented To Governor 11/29/2015 @ 5:00 Pm
  • 12-13-2016 - Assigned Pa 0333'16 With Immediate Effect
  • 12-13-2016 - Approved By Governor 12/8/2016 @ 9:06 Am
  • 12-13-2016 - Filed With Secretary Of State 12/9/2016 @ 1:47 Pm

Votes (5)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
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No
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Passed
09-06-2016Reported Favorably Without AmendmentSenate600yes
09-07-2016Senate Third Reading: Passed Roll Call # 492Senate3601yes
09-20-2016Reported With Recommendation With Substitute H-1House1300yes
11-10-2016House Third Reading: Given Immediate Effect Roll Call # 507House10520yes
11-10-2016Senate Third Reading: Roll Call # 620Senate3700yes

Sponsors (34)

News (4)

Michigan Just Passed the Most Permissive Self-Driving Car Laws in the Country - Fortune
Published by fortune.com
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 18:12:35 GMT

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signed a package of automaker-backed bills Friday that aim to clear the way for self-driving cars to operate on public roads and re-establish the state as the epicenter of automotive innovation in a time when much of the ...

Michigan Becomes First State To Regulate Self-Driving Cars - Nasdaq
Published by nasdaq.com
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 18:13:00 GMT

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed a series of bills related to self-driving cars into law on Friday, making the state most-associated with the American auto industry the first to regulate autonomous vehicles. ... "While the current bill coming out ...

Michigan Governor Legalizes Autonomous Vehicles on State Roadways - glassBYTEs
Published by glassbytes.com
Wed, 14 Dec 2016 18:18:51 GMT

Joined by bill sponsor Sen. Mike Kowall and mobility leaders from Ford and GM, Gov. Snyder signed Senate Bill 995 December 9. As a result of the passage of the bill, all safety requirements that pertain to the testing of autonomous vehicles will apply ...

Michigan's automated driving bills - Robohub
Published by robohub.org
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 13:30:46 GMT

The bill probably goes even further by expressly authorizing automated driving: It provides that “[a]n automated motor vehicle may be operated on a street or highway on this state,” and the summary of the bill as reported from committee similarly ...