OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS
Legislative Office Building, Room 5200
Hartford, CT 06106 ↓ (860) 240-0200
AN ACT CONCERNING AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES.
OFA Fiscal Note
FY 18 $
Various State Agencies
Various - Potential Cost
Less than $1,000
Municipal Impact: None
The bill establishes a task force to study autonomous vehicles (AV) and analyze how they could impact the state. The bill allows the Department of Motor Vehicles in consultation with the Office of Policy and Management and the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection to establish a pilot program for up two municipalities to allow AV manufacturers to test AVs on those municipalities' highways.
There may be a cost of less than $1,000 in FY 18 to those agencies participating in the task force to reimburse legislators and agency staff for mileage expenses, currently at 53.5 cents/mile.
The Out Years
There is no ongoing fiscal impact because the task force terminates in FY 18.