Assemblywoman Susan Bonilla called the legislation “a testament to good public policy” that ensures consumers and drivers will be protected “while also allowing this innovative business model to thrive.”
Development of a new technology plan was ordered in August 2012, five months after the Judicial Council terminated the statewide Court Case Management System, which was plagued by long delays and cost overruns.
"Project Wing", announced Thursday, escalates Google's technological arms race with rival Amazon, which is also experimenting with self-flying vehicles to carry items bought by customers off its online store.
The debate pits mayors against legislators, counties against states and Republicans against Republicans, as Tennessee's ruling party faces a split within its own ranks and among constituents who say access to broadband should transcend petty politics.
Word of a potential new system came as an aide to Senate Majority Leader Dominic Pileggi announced plans to review Pennsylvania’s statute and hodgepodge of regulations governing records retention to see what changes may be needed.
The city’s unusual legal claim was made possible only in the past few months, after FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler announced that the federal agency will consider pre-empting local laws that stifle broadband competition.