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House of Commons

 
 

Thursday 23 March 2017

 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings

 

Vehicle Technology and Aviation Bill


 

[Seventh Sitting]


 

Glossary

 

This document shows the fate of each clause, schedule, amendment and new clause.

 

The following terms are used:

 

Agreed to: agreed without a vote.

 

Agreed to on division: agreed following a vote.

 

Negatived: rejected without a vote.

 

Negatived on division: rejected following a vote.

 

Not called: debated in a group of amendments, but not put to a decision.

 

Not moved: not debated or put to a decision.

 

Question proposed: debate underway but not concluded.

 

Withdrawn after debate: moved and debated but then withdrawn, so not put to a decision.

 

Not selected: not chosen for debate by the Chair.

 

 


 

A Clause (NC4) (Air pollution and vehicle technology) — (Richard Burden) Brought

 

up, and read the first time as follows—

 

The Secretary of State must, within 12 months, lay a report before Parliament setting

 

out a strategy for using vehicle technologies, including electric vehicles, to contribute to

 

meeting Government ambitions relating to air pollution and the UK’s climate change

 

obligations.

 

Question proposed, That the Clause be read a second time.

 

Withdrawn after debate


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 23 March 2017          

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Vehicle Technology and Aviation Bill, continued

 
 

Richard Burden

 

Andy McDonald

 

Vicky Foxcroft

 

Not called  NC5

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Review of regulations in Part 2

 

(1)    

Within 12 months, and once in each 12 month period thereafter, the Secretary of

 

State must lay a report before Parliament on the regulations made using powers

 

granted in Part 2 of this Act.

 

(2)    

The report must consider—

 

(a)    

the effectiveness of the regulations,

 

(b)    

the impact the regulations are having on public charge point operators,

 

(c)    

the impact the regulations are having on fuel retailers,

 

(d)    

the impact the regulations are having on the National Grid, and

 

(e)    

how the regulations are impacting on the uptake of electric vehicles.”

 


 

Richard Burden

 

Andy McDonald

 

Vicky Foxcroft

 

Withdrawn after debate  NC6

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Licensing and accreditation scheme for technicians working on automated

 

and electric vehicles

 

(1)    

The Secretary of State must by regulations establish a scheme for the licensing

 

and accreditation of technicians working on automated and electric vehicles.

 

(2)    

The scheme must include details of—

 

(a)    

which professional body will operate the licensing and accreditation of

 

technicians,

 

(b)    

how the licensing and accreditation scheme will operate,

 

(c)    

a minimum level of training for technicians working on automated and

 

electric vehicles, and

 

(d)    

how a list of accredited individuals will be prepared and kept up-to-date.

 

(3)    

In this section “working on automated and electric vehicles” includes isolating,

 

inspecting, repairing and maintaining vehicles that are listed under section 1 of

 

this Act.”

 



 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 23 March 2017          

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Vehicle Technology and Aviation Bill, continued

 
 

Richard Burden

 

Andy McDonald

 

Vicky Foxcroft

 

Not called  NC7

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Cyber Security and hacking of automated and electric vehicles

 

The Secretary of State must, within the next 12 months, consult with such persons

 

as the Secretary of State considers appropriate on what steps will be required for

 

the effective cyber security of automated and electric vehicles to protect those

 

vehicles against hacking.”

 


 

Andy McDonald

 

Richard Burden

 

Vicky Foxcroft

 

Withdrawn after debate  NC8

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Consultation on the collection and use of data from automated and electric

 

vehicles

 

The Secretary of State must consult with such persons as the Secretary of State

 

considers appropriate on the collection and use of data from automated and

 

electric vehicles. The consultation must address—

 

(a)    

who is responsible for collecting data from automated and electric

 

vehicles and from any associated charging or network infrastructure used

 

by such vehicles,

 

(b)    

how the data is shared between different parties, and

 

(c)    

any limitations on the use of such data.”

 


 

Andy McDonald

 

Richard Burden

 

Vicky Foxcroft

 

Not called  NC9

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Updates to software and operation of automated vehicles

 

The Secretary of State must bring forward regulations to require that automated

 

vehicles cannot operate in automated mode on public roads unless the application

 

software relating to the vehicle’s automated function is up to date.”

 



 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 23 March 2017          

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Vehicle Technology and Aviation Bill, continued

 
 

Richard Burden

 

Andy McDonald

 

Vicky Foxcroft

 

Withdrawn after debate  NC11

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Membership of European Aviation Safety Agency

 

Within three months of this Bill receiving Royal Assent the Government must

 

publish a report setting out its preferred option on the future of the UK’s

 

membership of the European Aviation Safety Agency.”

 


 

Richard Burden

 

Andy McDonald

 

Vicky Foxcroft

 

Not called  NC12

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Single European Skies Movement Research project

 

Within three months of this Bill receiving Royal Assent the Government must

 

publish a report setting out its position on the Single European Skies Air Traffic

 

Movement Research (SESAR) project.”

 


 

Richard Burden

 

Andy McDonald

 

Vicky Foxcroft

 

Not called  NC13

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Membership of the European Common Aviation Area

 

Within three months of this Bill receiving Royal Assent the Government must

 

publish a report setting out its preferred option on the future of the UK’s

 

membership of the European Common Aviation Area.”

 



 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 23 March 2017          

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Vehicle Technology and Aviation Bill, continued

 
 

Richard Burden

 

Andy McDonald

 

Vicky Foxcroft

 

Withdrawn after debate  NC14

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Safe use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in the UK

 

(1)    

The Secretary of State must bring forward regulations on the safe use of

 

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) in the UK within six months of the Bill

 

receiving Royal Assent.

 

(2)    

The regulations may include, but are not limited to, measures which—

 

(a)    

require all new UAVs sold in the UK to have inbuilt geofencing,

 

(b)    

establish the Civil Aviation Authority, as UAV regulator, to be the

 

official authority on approving—permitting exemption—of “restricted

 

areas” applied to geofencing, and

 

(c)    

establish the formulation of a registration system—considering

 

exemptions for members of model aircraft organisations.

 

(3)    

In subsection (1) an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) refers to an aircraft

 

without a human pilot on board with a weight of no more than 20kg without its

 

fuel but including any articles or equipment installed in or attached to the aircraft

 

at the commencement of its flight, and whose flight is controlled either

 

autonomously or under the remote control of a pilot on the ground or in another

 

vehicle.

 

(4)    

In subsection (2)(a) geofencing refers to the use of GPS or radio frequency

 

technology to create a virtual geographic boundary, enabling software to trigger

 

a response when a mobile device enters or leaves a particular area.”

 


 

Andy McDonald

 

Richard Burden

 

Vicky Foxcroft

 

Not called  NC15

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Power of constable to stop and search: lasers

 

In section 1 of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984, after subsection 8C

 

insert—

 

“(8D)    

This subsection applies to any article in relation to which a person has

 

committed, or is committing or is going to commit an offence under

 

section 22 of the Vehicle Technology and Aviation Bill.””

 



 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 23 March 2017          

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Vehicle Technology and Aviation Bill, continued

 
 

Andy McDonald

 

Richard Burden

 

Vicky Foxcroft

 

Withdrawn after debate  NC16

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Review of Part 1

 

(1)    

By September 2019, the Secretary of State must lay a report before Parliament

 

assessing the effectiveness of the system for defining and insuring automated

 

vehicles introduced by Part 1 of this Act.

 

(2)    

The report must consider—

 

(a)    

the impact on the insurance industry,

 

(b)    

the impact on the cost of insurance premiums for automated vehicles,

 

(c)    

the impact on the uptake of automated vehicles, and

 

(d)    

the levels of disagreement between manufacturers and insurers on

 

liability.”

 

Bill to be reported.

 


 

 

Revised 23 March 2017