U.S. Senate Committee Approves Federal Advisory Committee Language

by Holly Miller | October 4, 2017 1:33 pm

On October 4th, 2017, the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation adopted an amendment to establish a federal advisory committee comprised of aftermarket representatives and other stakeholders. The amendment, offered by U.S. Senator Inhofe (R-OK), was added to S. 1885, the American Vision for Safer Transportation Through Advancement of Revolutionary Technologies (AV START) Act.

Included in the scope of the Committee is a review of data access and cyber security issues. In consultation with National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the Committee will produce a comprehensive report on vehicle data, intellectual property protections, customer privacy, cybersecurity, vehicle safety, etc., within two years. To see the full text of the amendment, click here[1].

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  1. here: https://www.commerce.senate.gov/public/_cache/files/8a42349a-4990-43b8-8d23-8908726ccda0/9254E86EEC41D5AA69270864CB6DC88B.s.-1885-inhofe-2-mod1-.pdf

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