NY SB 3068

Author

Luis Sepulveda
188 State Street, Room 412 Legislative Office Building
Albany, NY 12247
518-455-2511
sepulveda@nysenate.gov
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Bill Text

Category

Labor

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State

NY

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Summary

Establishes a commission to examine the impact of autonomous tractor trailer technology on the jobs of truck drivers and diesel mechanics.

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Issue

The Labor Dept. shall establish a commission to be known as the "tractor trailer operator and diesel mechanic retraining and employment commission". The commission shall review the impact of the proliferation of autonomous tractor trailers on current tractor trailer operators and the proliferation of alternative fuel tractor trailers on diesel mechanic labor force.

The commission must report to the governor and the legislature their findings on how autonomous tractor trailer technologies will impact the current workforce of truck drivers and diesel mechanics no later than February 15, 2022. This report shall include, but shall not be limited to, calculations of: the loss of income to tractor trailer operators and diesel mechanics.

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Notes

Carries-over to 2022.

History

01/27/2021 Introduced. Referred to Senate Committee on Labor.