CS/HB 221: Transportation Network Companies
GENERAL BILL by Government Accountability Committee ; Sprowls ; Grant, J. ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Abruzzo ; Avila ; Eagle ; Fischer ; Jones ; Massullo ; Payne ; Toledo ; White ; Williamson
Transportation Network Companies; Provides that transportation network company (TNC) driver is not required to register certain vehicles as commercial motor vehicles/for-hire vehicles; requires TNC to designate & maintain agent for service of process; provides requirements re: fare collection, vehicle/driver identification, electronic receipts, TNC & driver insurance, proof of coverage, disclosure, & claims; provides conditions under which TNC drivers are independent contractors; requires zero-tolerance policy for drug/alcohol use; provides driver requirements; requires driver background checks; provides for procedures report & injunctive relief under certain circumstances; prohibits certain conduct; requires compliance with nondiscrimination laws; requires maintenance of specified records; specifies governance by state law; provides applicability & construction.
Last Action: 3/23/2017 House - Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/29/17
Location: On Special Order Calendar
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee; Government Accountability Committee -HJ 45
• On Committee agenda-- Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee, 02/08/17, 1:00 pm, Reed Hall
• Favorable by Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee; YEAS 14 NAYS 1 -HJ 270
• Now in Government Accountability Committee -HJ 270
• On Committee agenda-- Government Accountability Committee, 02/21/17, 10:00 am, Morris Hall
• CS by- Government Accountability Committee; YEAS 21 NAYS 1 -HJ 272
• Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 269
• Introduced -HJ 45
• CS by Government Accountability Committee read 1st time -HJ 261
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/29/17
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