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2017 Regular Session
Overview
At the request of:
Chief Sponsors: Representative Clem, Hack, Lininger, Senator Knopp, Steiner Hayward
Regular Sponsors: Representative Barker, Barreto, Buehler, Helm, Johnson, McLane, Meek, Nearman, Piluso, Post, Reardon, Vial, Senator Gelser, Winters
Bill Title: Relating to transportation network companies; prescribing an effective date.
Catchline/Summary: Requires transportation network company that operates in this state to obtain license from Department of Consumer and Business Services.
Requires department to establish licensing program by rule and specifies conditions for obtaining license. Requires transportation network company to keep certain records and to make certain disclosures to participating drivers and riders. Requires transportation network company to conduct criminal background check on individuals who apply to become participating drivers and to deny applications based on specified criteria. Treats participating drivers as independent contractors under specified circumstances. Requires transportation network company to adopt, and oblige participating drivers to follow, certain policies. Specifies automobile insurance coverage requirements for participating drivers. Permits insurers to exclude coverage for activities in which individual engages as participating driver. Permits department to inspect annually random sample of records that transportation network company maintains. Permits department to impose civil penalty for violation of provisions of Act. Becomes operative on January 1, 2018. Takes effect on 91st day following adjournment sine die.
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Fiscal Impact: May Have Fiscal Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued
Revenue Impact: May Have Revenue Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In House Committee
Current Committee: House Committee On Business and Labor
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