Meeting to consider SB 1096 and HB 1958 and a Hearing with PennDOT Secretary Leslie Richards on budget and program priorities

Senate Transportation Committee

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 10 a.m.

East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-B

 

Legislation:

  • S.B. 1096 (Browne):  Amends Title 75 (Vehicles) to authorize highly automated work zone vehicles and platooning.
    • Amendment 7769 (Rafferty):  Modernizes the “platoon” definition, addresses Commonwealth ownership of highly automated vehicles, and establishes a Highly Automated Vehicle Advisory Committee. 
  • H.B. 1958 (Rothman):  Amends Title 75 (Vehicles) to authorize highly automated work zone vehicles and platooning.
    • Amendment 7808 (Rafferty):  Modernizes the “platoon” definition, addresses Commonwealth ownership of highly automated vehicles, and establishes a Highly Automated Vehicle Advisory Committee. 

Hearing:

Immediately following the voting portion of the meeting, we will collect testimony from Secretary Leslie Richards on “PennDOT’s Budget and Program Priorities”.