GA SB165 | 2021-2022 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 10-0)
Status: Passed on May 4 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-05-04 - Effective Date 2021-07-01
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 8 of Title 40 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to equipment and inspection of motor vehicles, so as to exempt fully autonomous vehicles from certain vehicle equipment requirements; to provide for compliance; to remove requirement for use of strobe light while operating a low-speed vehicle; to provide for means of operation of vehicle brakes and parking brakes; to revise exhaust system requirements; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Motor Vehicles; autonomous vehicles from certain vehicle equipment requirements; exempt


Roll Calls

2021-03-31 - House - Agree Sen Am To Hsub: House Vote #432 (Y: 166 N: 0 NV: 7 Abs: 7) [PASS]
2021-03-31 - Senate - Agree To House Substitute As Amended: Senate Vote #371 (Y: 51 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 5) [PASS]
2021-03-25 - House - Passage: House Vote #306 (Y: 166 N: 0 NV: 5 Abs: 9) [PASS]
2021-03-05 - Senate - Passage By Substitute: Senate Vote #141 (Y: 48 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 7) [PASS]
2021-03-05 - Senate - Motion To Table All Bills On The Rules Calendar: Senate Vote #127 (Y: 32 N: 17 NV: 2 Abs: 5) [PASS]


2021-05-04 Effective Date 2021-07-01
2021-05-04 Act 214
2021-05-04SenateSenate Date Signed by Governor
2021-04-07SenateSenate Sent to Governor
2021-03-31HouseHouse Agreed Senate Amend or Sub
2021-03-31SenateSenate Agreed House Amend or Sub As Amended
2021-03-25HouseHouse Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2021-03-25HouseHouse Third Readers
2021-03-17HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2021-03-09HouseHouse Second Readers
2021-03-08HouseHouse First Readers
2021-03-05SenateSenate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2021-03-05SenateSenate Third Read
2021-03-05SenateSenate Taken from Table
2021-03-05SenateSenate Tabled
2021-03-01SenateSenate Read Second Time
2021-02-26SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2021-02-16SenateSenate Read and Referred
2021-02-11SenateSenate Hopper

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Bill Comments