2011-2012 session

SB 1298 ( Padilla )

Vehicles: autonomous vehicles: safety and performance requirements.

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Status:
Chaptered Sept. 25, 2012
Chaptered  
Location:
Secretary of State
Scheduled hearings:
None
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Location: Governor Governor
Sept. 25, 2012
Approved by the Governor.
 Version: Chaptered
Sept. 6, 2012
Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 4 p.m.
Aug. 31, 2012
 Version: Enrolled
Aug. 29, 2012
 Vote: Senate Floor
Ayes: 33
Noes: 0
Abstain: 7
Aug. 29, 2012
Assembly amendments concurred in. (Ayes 33. Noes 0. Page 4980.) Ordered to engrossing and enrolling.
Aug. 28, 2012
 Vote: Assembly Floor
Ayes: 74
Noes: 2
Abstain: 4
Aug. 28, 2012
Read third time. Passed. (Ayes 74. Noes 2. Page 6459.) Ordered to the Senate.
Aug. 24, 2012
 Vote: Assembly Floor
Ayes: 51
Noes: 25
Abstain: 4
Aug. 24, 2012
Ordered to third reading.
 Version: Amended Assembly
Aug. 21, 2012
Read second time. Ordered to third reading.
Aug. 20, 2012
Read second time and amended. Ordered to second reading.
 Version: Amended Assembly
Aug. 16, 2012
From committee: Do pass as amended. (Ayes 12. Noes 0.) (August 16).
 Vote: Asm Appropriations
Ayes: 12
Noes: 0
Abstain: 5
Aug. 15, 2012
Aug. 14, 2012
Read second time. Ordered to third reading.
Aug. 7, 2012
Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
 Version: Amended Assembly
Aug. 6, 2012
From committee: Do pass as amended and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 13. Noes 0.) (July 2).
July 2, 2012
 Vote: Asm Transportation
Ayes: 13
Noes: 0
Abstain: 1
June 29, 2012
June 25, 2012
Testimony taken. Hearing postponed by committee.
June 22, 2012
June 19, 2012
From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on TRANS.
 Version: Amended Assembly
June 18, 2012
Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.
June 4, 2012
Referred to Com. on TRANS.
May 21, 2012
 Vote: Senate Floor
Ayes: 37
Noes: 0
Abstain: 3
May 21, 2012
Read third time. Passed. (Ayes 37. Noes 0. Page 3555.) Ordered to the Assembly.
May 17, 2012
May 16, 2012
Read second time. Ordered to third reading.
May 15, 2012
From committee: Be placed on second reading file pursuant to Senate Rule 28.8.
May 4, 2012
Set for hearing May 14.
April 19, 2012
Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
April 16, 2012
Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on RLS.
 Version: Amended Senate
April 12, 2012
From committee: Do pass as amended and re-refer to Com. on RLS. (Ayes 8. Noes 0. Page 3123.) (April 10).
April 10, 2012
 Vote: Sen Transportation and Housing
Ayes: 8
Noes: 0
Abstain: 1
April 9, 2012
From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on T. & H.
 Version: Amended Senate
March 27, 2012
Set for hearing April 10.
March 20, 2012
Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.
March 9, 2012
Set for hearing March 27.
March 8, 2012
Referred to Com. on T. & H.
Feb. 24, 2012
From printer. May be acted upon on or after March 25.
Feb. 23, 2012
Introduced. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.
 Version: Introduced
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California agencies tackle rules of road for driverless cars
Sacramento Bee, May 28, 2013
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California agencies tackle rules of road for driverless cars
Sacramento Bee, May 28, 2013
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Roadshow: Google's driverless cars elicit questions and fascination
Bay Area News Group - East Bay - Alameda Times-Star, April 17, 2013
... enator, Alex Padilla, and Gov. Jerry Brown arrive in a driverless car before a signing ceremony for SB 1298 at Google Headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012. Senate Bill 1298 will allow driverless cars to be operated on public roads for testing purposes. ( ...

Roadshow: Google's driverless cars elicit questions and fascination
San Jose Mercury News, April 17, 2013
... enator, Alex Padilla, and Gov. Jerry Brown arrive in a driverless car before a signing ceremony for SB 1298 at Google Headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012. Senate Bill 1298 will allow driverless cars to be operated on public roads for testing purposes. ( ...

California 2013: New laws take effect today
Sacramento Bee, Jan. 1, 2013
... motorcycle-only checkpoints. (Former Assemblyman Kevin Jeffries, R-Lake Elsinore)Driverless vehiclesSB 1298 permits testing autonomous vehicles – cars that drive themselves – on public roads subject to safety certification and the presence of a human in case of an emergen ...

California 2013: New laws take effect today
Sacramento Bee, Jan. 1, 2013
... motorcycle-only checkpoints. (Former Assemblyman Kevin Jeffries, R-Lake Elsinore)Driverless vehiclesSB 1298 permits testing autonomous vehicles – cars that drive themselves – on public roads subject to safety certification and the presence of a human in case of an emergen ...

California new laws to protect homeowners
San Francisco Chronicle, Dec. 31, 2012
... matter.Driverless carsOne major facet of life in California is the automobile, and another new law, SB1298, sets ground rules for the development of driverless cars. Google, a backer of the measure, already has been working on the technology and has operated such cars on highways ...

Opinion: Will Proposition 30 Be Jerry Brown's Legacy?
NBC Los Angeles - Prop Zero, Oct. 5, 2012
> Getty Images MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - SEPTEMBER 25: California Gov. Jerry Brown (C) speaks as California State Sen. Alex Padilla (R) and Google co-founder Sergey Brin (L) look on during a news conference at the Google headquarters on September 25, 2012 in Mountain View, California. California Gov. Jerry Brown signed State Senate Bill 1298 that allows driverless cars to operate on public roads ...

In Driverless Cars, Undocumented Won't Need Licenses
NBC Los Angeles - Prop Zero, Oct. 4, 2012
> Getty Images MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - SEPTEMBER 25: (L-R) California Gov. Jerry Brown, California State Sen. Alex Padilla and Google co-founder Sergey Brin exit a self-driving car at the Google headquarters on September 25, 2012 in Mountain View, California. California Gov. Jerry Brown signed State Senate Bill 1298 that allows driverless cars to operate on public roads for testing purposes. The ...

Editorial: Bill paves way for testing of driverless cars
Ventura County Star - Editorials and Opinion, Sept. 28, 2012
... king at science fiction becoming tomorrow's reality," Gov. Brown said just before signing the bill, SB 1298, sponsored by Sen. Alex Padilla, D-Pacoima. The technology for driverless cars is already here, including radar sensors on the front, video cameras aimed at the surrounding ...



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