HB 7

  • Kentucky House Bill
  • 2024 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Jan 09, 2024
  • Passed House Feb 15, 2024
  • Passed Senate Mar 28, 2024
  • Became Law Apr 12, 2024

AN ACT relating to autonomous vehicles.

Abstract

Create various sections of KRS Chapter 186 to establish a regulatory framework for the operation of fully autonomous vehicles on public highways; define terms; establish requirements for autonomous vehicles and automated driving systems; require submission of a law enforcement interaction plan with the Transportation Cabinet and the Kentucky State Police and identify required elements of the plan; establish requirements for proof of insurance or self-insurance in the amount of $1 million for death or bodily injury and property damage for personal and commercial fully autonomous vehicles; require titling and registration of fully autonomous vehicles; establish the Transportation Cabinet as the sole agency responsible for administering statutes and regulations regarding fully autonomous vehicles; limit the regulatory authority of local governments in regard to the operation of fully autonomous vehicles; amend KRS 186.410 to establish that when an automated driving system is installed and engaged on a motor vehicle, the owner of a fully autonomous vehicle shall be considered operator of the vehicle for the purpose of assessing compliance with traffic or motor vehicle laws, and that the automated driving system is considered to be the licensed to operate the vehicle; create a new section of KRS Chapter 189 to exempt fully autonomous vehicles designed to be operated exclusively by an automated driving system from any vehicle equipment requirements of KRS 189.020 to KRS 189.205 that relate to vehicle operation by a human driver; amend KRS 189.635 to establish responsibility for the filing of accident reports and notification of law enforcement after accidents involving fully autonomous vehicles; amend KRS 281.010 to define terms relating to the operation of fully autonomous vehicles as motor carriers; amend KRS 281.630 to establish that any administrative regulations promulgated by the department that apply only to a human driver shall not apply to a fully autonomous vehicle; amend KRS 281.764 to require only the lead vehicle in a truck platoon to have a human driver behind the wheel of their vehicle; amend KRS 281.655 to establish minimum insurance requirements fully autonomous vehicles operating under a certificate issued under KRS Chapter 281 in the amount of $1 million for death or bodily injury and property.

Bill Sponsors (4)

Votes


Actions


Apr 12, 2024

House

received in House

House

delivered to Secretary of State (Acts Ch. 176)

Senate

enrolled, signed by President of the Senate

House

enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House

House

received in House

House

passed 21-15

House

veto overridden

House

posted for passage for consideration of Governor's veto

Senate

to Rules (S)

Senate

received in Senate

House

passed 58-40

House

veto overridden

House

posted for passage for consideration of Governor's veto

House

taken from Rules

House

to Rules (H)

Apr 05, 2024

House

Vetoed

Mar 28, 2024

House

floor amendments (2) (4) and (5) withdrawn

House

delivered to Governor

Senate

enrolled, signed by President of the Senate

House

enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House

House

received in House

House

passed 20-18

House

floor amendments (1) and (3) defeated

House

3rd reading

Mar 27, 2024

House

passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day

Mar 26, 2024

House

passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day

Mar 25, 2024

House

passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day

Mar 22, 2024

House

passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day

Mar 21, 2024

House

passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day

Mar 15, 2024

House

passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day

Mar 14, 2024

House

passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day

Mar 13, 2024

House

passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day

Mar 12, 2024

House

floor amendment (5) filed

House

passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day

Mar 11, 2024

House

passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day

Mar 08, 2024

House

posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 11, 2024

House

floor amendments (3) and (4) filed

House

2nd reading, to Rules

Mar 07, 2024

House

reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar

House

floor amendments (1) and (2) filed

Feb 20, 2024

Senate

to Economic Development, Tourism, & Labor (S)

Feb 16, 2024

Senate

to Committee on Committees (S)

Senate

received in Senate

Feb 15, 2024

House

3rd reading

House

passed 61-31 with Committee Substitute (1)

House

Floor Amendments (1), (2) and (3) defeated

Feb 14, 2024

House

posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 15, 2024

Feb 09, 2024

House

floor amendments (2) and (3) filed to Committee Substitute

House

2nd reading, to Rules

Feb 08, 2024

House

reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)

House

floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute

Jan 17, 2024

House

to Economic Development & Workforce Investment (H)

Jan 09, 2024

House

to Committee on Committees (H)

House

introduced in House

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Current/Final PDF
Introduced PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
Proposed Senate Floor Amendment 5
Proposed Senate Floor Amendment 4
Proposed Senate Floor Amendment 3
Proposed Senate Floor Amendment 2
Proposed Senate Floor Amendment 1
Proposed House Floor Amendment 3
Proposed House Floor Amendment 2
Proposed House Floor Amendment 1
Proposed House Committee Substitute 1

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