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ICYMI: Bipartisan Self-Driving Legislation Unanimously Sails Through Subcommittee

Jul 20, 2017

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WASHINGTON, DC – The Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Subcommittee has been hard at work this year, holding dozens of open and bipartisan meetings with stakeholders from across the country. After months of negotiations, the subcommittee arrived at landmark bipartisan self-driving legislation that provides guidance in four critically important issues surrounding this industry including: protecting consumers, fostering innovation, increasing mobility and boosting research and development.

Yesterday, the subcommittee unanimously passed this self-driving legislation out of subcommittee markup. Next stop: Full Committee Markup. Check out some of our headlines below for a quick recap on this landmark legislation.

Bloomberg: Self-Driving Cars Get Boost with Unanimous Vote by House Panel

Associated Press: Panel approves bill to boost testing of self-driving cars

Axios: Self-driving car bill moves forward

Reuters: U.S. House panel approves broad proposal on self-driving cars

Wired: Congress Finally Gets Serious About Regulating Self-Driving Cars

The Hill: House subcommittee approves self-driving car legislation

Futurism: First Ever US Legislation on Self-Driving Cars Comes to the House

Energy & Environment News: House panel Oks first-ever bill to promote self-driving bills

Politico Pro: House panel Oks driverless car bill

CQ Roll Call: House Panel Backs Rules Exemptions for Self-Driving Cars