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CS/HB 221: Transportation Network Companies

GENERAL BILL by Government Accountability Committee ; Sprowls ; Grant, J. ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Abruzzo ; Avila ; Cortes, B. ; Eagle ; Fischer ; Jones ; La Rosa ; Massullo ; Payne ; Plakon ; Roth ; Toledo ; White ; Williamson

Transportation Network Companies; Providing that a transportation network company (TNC) driver is not required to register certain vehicles as commercial motor vehicles or for-hire vehicles; requiring a TNC to designate and maintain an agent for service of process in this state; providing fare requirements; providing that TNC drivers are independent contractors if specified conditions are met; requiring a TNC to implement a zero-tolerance policy for drug or alcohol use, subject to certain requirements; requiring a TNC to conduct a certain background check for a TNC driver after a specified period; requiring TNC drivers to comply with the nondiscrimination policy and certain applicable laws regarding nondiscrimination and accommodation of service animals, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 5/10/2017 - Chapter No. 2017-12
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/11/2017 House • Filed
1/23/2017 House • Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee; Government Accountability Committee -HJ 45
2/1/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee, 02/08/17, 1:00 pm, Reed Hall
2/8/2017 House • Favorable by Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee; YEAS 14 NAYS 1 -HJ 270
• Now in Government Accountability Committee -HJ 270
2/14/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Government Accountability Committee, 02/21/17, 10:00 am, Morris Hall
2/21/2017 House • CS by- Government Accountability Committee; YEAS 21 NAYS 1 -HJ 272
2/22/2017 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
2/28/2017 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 269
3/7/2017 House • Introduced -HJ 45
• CS by Government Accountability Committee read 1st time -HJ 261
3/23/2017 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/29/17
3/29/2017 House • Temporarily postponed, on 2nd Reading -HJ 476
3/30/2017 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/04/17
4/4/2017 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 532
• Amendment(s) failed (095807, 761547) -HJ 533
• Amendment(s) adopted (218525, 848583) -HJ 537
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/5/2017 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 568
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 115 NAYS 0 -HJ 568
4/12/2017 Senate • In Messages
4/13/2017 Senate • Referred to Banking and Insurance; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 406
• Received -SJ 406
4/18/2017 Senate • Withdrawn from Banking and Insurance; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 423
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 423
• Substituted for CS/CS/SB 340 -SJ 423
• Read 2nd time -SJ 423
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/19/2017 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 432
• CS passed; YEAS 36 NAYS 1 -SJ 432
• Immediately certified
4/19/2017 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 744
5/4/2017 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
5/9/2017 • Approved by Governor
5/10/2017 • Chapter No. 2017-12