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§ 374. Focus of program--Eligible communities--Advisory Council--Matching grant awards

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 3. Aerospace, Aircraft, and Aviation InfrastructureEffective: November 1, 2023

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 3. Aerospace, Aircraft, and Aviation Infrastructure
Oklahoma Advanced Mobility Pilot Program
Effective: November 1, 2023
3 Okl.St.Ann. § 374
§ 374. Focus of program--Eligible communities--Advisory Council--Matching grant awards
A. There is hereby created within the Department of Transportation the Oklahoma Advanced Mobility Pilot Program. The program shall focus on developing and improving on transportation technologies, including but not limited to advanced ground transportation, autonomous ground vehicles, advanced air mobility vehicles, and autonomous electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) vehicles. The program will also look to enhance the interaction between modes of transportation to ensure the state is best prepared for the interconnected transportation technologies of the future.
B. The Department of Transportation shall identify and select government entities in this state that are eligible to serve as pilot programs for the adoption of advanced mobility technologies. Eligible entities will be cities, counties and tribal governments. Priority will be given to entities that have been selected to participate in transportation-related pilot programs by the United States Department of Transportation after January 1, 2017.
C. The Secretary of Transportation shall create the Advanced Mobility Program Advisory Council comprised of nine (9) members selected by the Secretary of Transportation to represent a diverse set of stakeholders involved with the adoption of advanced mobility technologies. The Council shall provide policy, regulatory, and any other necessary recommendations to the Secretary of Transportation on issues related to the adoption of advanced mobility technologies.
D. Subject to the availability of funds, the Program shall make two matching grant awards each year to the selected pilot programs to support program activities. The awards shall be up to Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($500,000.00) each and shall require a direct one-to-one match for nonstate funds invested or received by the pilot including funds from the pilot entity.
E. The Department of Transportation shall have the power to make any contract, execute any document or perform any act in order to carry out the Oklahoma Advanced Mobility Pilot Program.

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Laws 2020, c. 74, § 2, eff. Nov. 1, 2020; Laws 2023, c. 365, § 14, eff. Nov. 1, 2023.
3 Okl. St. Ann. § 374, OK ST T. 3 § 374
Current with legislation of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024) effective as of July 1, 2024. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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