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Task Force on Autonomous Vehicles


About the task force
House Bill 4063, signed by Gov. Kate Brown on April 10, 2018, names ODOT the state’s lead agency on automated vehicle policy (as recommended by NHTSA). It also directs ODOT to facilitate a task force on automated vehicles and report to the legislature with legislative recommendations by September 2018. Initially, the Task Force on Autonomous Vehicles looked into how AVs intersect with issues including licensing and registration, insurance and liability, law enforcement and accident reporting, and cybersecurity. 

On Sept. 10, 2018, the task force voted on and approved its 2018 report to the legislature; it also voted to continue its work into 2019, as allowed by House Bill 4063.

Task force members
House Bill 4063 sets forth specific industries and organizations to be represented on the task force. Here are the members (updated 11/27/2018):

Chair: Lt. Timothy Tannenbaum (Washington County Sherriff’s Office), Law enforcement

Rep. Susan McLain (D), Oregon Representative
Rep. Denyc Boles (R), Oregon Representative
Sen. Rod Monroe (D), Oregon Senator
Sen. Fred Girod (R), Oregon Senator

Dave Allen, Employment Department
Richard Blackwell, Department of Consumer and Business Services
Capt. Teresa Bloom, Oregon State Police
Marie Dodds, American Automobile Association
Steve Entler (Radio Cab), Taxicab industry
Daniel Fernández (Jaguar Land Rover), Automotive Industry
Jared Franz (ATU), Transportation union
Chris Hagerbaumer (Oregon Environmental Council), Nonprofit organization
Eric Hesse (City of Portland), League of Oregon Cities
Cheryl Hiemstra, Department of Justice
Jon Isaacs (Uber), Transportation Network Company
Neil Jackson (OTLA), Trial lawyers
Jana Jarvis, Oregon Trucking Association
Paul Savas (Clackamas County), Association of Oregon Counties
Carrie MacLaren, Department of Land Conservation and Development
Mark MacPherson (Teamsters), Transportation union
Galen McGill, Department of Transportation
David McMorries (Office of the Chief Information Officer), Cybersecurity industry
Robert Nash (State Farm), Automotive insurance industry
Jeff Owen (TriMet), Oregon Transit Association
Carly Riter (Intel Corp.), AV technology industry
Eliot Rose (Metro), Metropolitan planning organization
Jeremiah Ross (Ross Law LLC), Consumer Protection Advocates
Becky Steckler (University of Oregon), Public University
Graham Trainor (AFL), Workers’ union
Sean Waters (Daimler), Commercial truck manufacturing industry

Meeting dates and materials

Note: All AV Task Force and subcommittee meetings are public meetings and will include a public comment period on the agenda. In addition, public comment can be sent to OregonAVTaskForce@odot.state.or.us.

Jan. 16 Task Force Meeting: CANCELED -- new date TBD.

Dec. 4 Task Force Meeting (Notice // Agenda // National Update slides // Draft Minutes // Scoping Board Pictures): 9 a.m.-noon Tuesday, Dec. 4, Training Rooms A/B at the Transportation Building, 355 Capitol St. N.E., in Salem.

Sept. 10 Task Force Meeting (Notice // Agenda // Draft Report // Final Report // Minutes): 10 a.m.-11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 10, Training Rooms A/B at the Transportation Building, 355 Capitol St. N.E., in Salem.

Aug. 15 Task Force Meeting (Notice // Agenda // Recommendations (approved) // Minutes): 9 a.m.-11 a.m. Aug. 15, 2018, in Room 101 at the Chemeketa Center for Business and Industry (CCBI) in Salem. 

Aug. 13 Cybersecurity and long-term policy subcommittee call (Draft Recommendations // Minutes): 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 13 to confirm recommendations for the Aug. 15 task force meeting. Oregon Department of Transportation, 355 Capitol St. NE, Salem, OR 97301 (Room 340) 

Aug. 6 Cybersecurity and long-term policy subcommittee call (Notice // Agenda // Draft Recommendations): 1 p.m.-2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 6 to confirm recommendations for the Aug. 15 task force meeting. Note: Meeting will be rescheduled due to quorum issues.

Aug. 2 Insurance and liability subcommittee call (Notice // Agenda // Materials // Minutes): 1 p.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2 to confirm recommendations for the Aug. 15 task force meeting. Oregon Department of Transportation, 355 Capitol St. NE, Salem, OR 97301 (Room 340) 

Aug. 1 Task Force Long-Term Policy Workshop (Notice // Agenda // Presentations // Discussion Board (Photos) // Minutes): 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1, Training Rooms A/B at the Transportation Building, 355 Capitol St. N.E., in Salem.

Aug. 1 Licensing and registration subcommittee meeting (Notice // Agenda // Materials (research memo) // Materials (scoping document) // Minutes): 8:30 a.m.-10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1 at Oregon Department of Transportation, 355 Capitol St. NE, Salem, OR 97301 (Training Rooms A/B). 

July 25 Insurance and liability subcommittee meeting (Notice // Agenda // Minutes): 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 25 at Oregon Department of Transportation, 355 Capitol St. NE, Salem, OR 97301 (Room 103).  

July 25 Law enforcement and crash reporting subcommittee meeting (Notice // Agenda // Materials // Handouts // Minutes): 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 25 at Oregon Department of Transportation, 355 Capitol St. NE, Salem, OR 97301 (Room 103). 

July 24 Cybersecurity and long-term policy subcommittee meeting (Notice // Agenda // MacLaren memo // Steckler memo // Minutes): 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 24 at Oregon Department of Transportation, 355 Capitol St. NE, Salem, OR 97301 (Room 240). 

July 12 Task Force Meeting 2 (Notice // Agenda // Materials // Recommendations (approved) // Minutes): 1 p.m.-3 p.m. July 12, 2018, in Room 101 at the Chemeketa Center for Business and Industry (CCBI) in Salem. 

July 9 Insurance and Liability Subcommittee additional meeting (conference call) (Notice // Agenda // Materials // Minutes): 11 a.m.-noon Monday, July 9, Room 340 at the Transportation Building, 355 Capitol St. N.E., in Salem. Note: This is a phone meeting, but the public can attend in person. More details about a call-in option will be available on the meeting notice.

June 28 Licensing and Registration Subcommittee additional meeting (Notice // Agenda // Materials // Minutes): 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Thursday, June 28, 2018, Room 103 at the Transportation Building, 355 Capitol St. N.E., in Salem. 

June 21 Law Enforcement and Crash Reporting Subcommittee 2 (Notice // Agenda // Materials // Minutes): 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Thursday, June 21, 2018, Room 103 at the Transportation Building, 355 Capitol St. N.E., in Salem. 

June 20 Insurance and Liability Subcommittee 2 (Notice // Agenda // Materials // Minutes): 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, 2018, Room 103 at the Transportation Building, 355 Capitol St. N.E., in Salem. 

June 12 Cybersecurity and Long-Term Effects Subcommittee 2 (Notice // Agenda // Materials // Presentation (NIST) // Presentation (Narendra) // Minutes): 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, 2018, Room 440 at the Transportation Building, 355 Capitol St. N.E., in Salem. 

June 12 Licensing and Registration Subcommittee 2 (Notice // Agenda // Materials // Minutes): 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 12, 2018, Room 103 at the Transportation Building, 355 Capitol St. N.E., in Salem. 

June 6 Insurance and Liability Subcommittee 1 (Notice // Agenda // Materials // Minutes): 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m. June 6, 2018, Room 103 at the Transportation Building, 355 Capitol St. N.E., in Salem. 

June 6 Law Enforcement and Crash Reporting Subcommittee 1 (Notice // Agenda // Materials // Minutes): 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. June 6, 2018, Room 103 at the Transportation Building, 355 Capitol St. N.E., in Salem. 

May 30 Cybersecurity and Long-Term Effects Subcommittee 1 (Notice // Agenda // Materials // Minutes): 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m. May 30, 2018, Room 103 at the Transportation Building, 355 Capitol St. N.E., in Salem. 

May 30 Licensing and Registration Subcommittee 1 (Notice // Agenda // Materials // Minutes): 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. May 30, 2018, Room 340 at the Transportation Building, 355 Capitol St. N.E., in Salem. 

May 23 Task Force Workshop (Notice // Agenda // Public Testimony // Scoping Boards (Photos) // Minutes): 8:30 a.m.-noon May 23, 2018, Training Rooms A/B at the Transportation Building, 355 Capitol St. N.E., in Salem. 

April 18 Task Force Meeting 1 (Notice // Agenda // Meeting Slides // Minutes): 9 a.m.-11 a.m. April 18, 2018, in Room 101 at the Chemeketa Center for Business and Industry (CCBI) in Salem. 

Public comment

Note: All AV Task Force and subcommittee meetings are public meetings and will include a public comment period on the agenda. In addition, public comment can be sent to OregonAVTaskForce@odot.state.or.us.

More information/Resources

Contacts


Amy Joyce
ODOT Legislative Liaison
503-986-3644

Jenna Adams-Kalloch
ODOT Emerging Technology Policy Lead
503-986-4325

ODOT Public Information Representative (media contact)
503-986-3920

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