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Legislation


1997 Regular Session

HOUSE BILL 1013

CHAPTER NUMBER: 705 File Code: Utility Regulation
Sponsored By:
Delegates Boston, Cadden, Love, and Minnick
Entitled:
For-Hire Drivers - Licensing

Synopsis:

Prohibiting, with a certain exception, a person from operating a specified motor vehicle for hire in the State unless the person holds a for-hire driver's license issued by the Public Service Commission; allowing a county or municipality to elect to license taxicab drivers who drive taxicabs that are based in that county or municipality provided that, at a minimum, the county or municipality conducts a criminal record check and driving record check of each applicant; etc.

Legislative History

House Action
2/3
First Reading Environmental Matters
2/5
Hearing 2/27 at 1:00 p.m.
3/24
Favorable with Amendments Report by Environmental Matters
3/21
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
3/23
Third Reading Passed (131-2)
3/31
House Concur - Senate Amendments
Third Reading Passed (132-5)
Passed Enrolled
5/22
Signed by the Governor Chapter 705
Senate Action
3/26
First Reading Senate Rules
4/1
Re-referred Finance
Hearing 4/3 at 1:00 p.m.
4/4
Favorable with Amendments Report by Finance
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Motion 2rdgs same day Const/Rule 24 (Senator Bromwell) Adopted
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (47-0)
Sponsored by:
Delegate Frank D. Boston, Jr., District 41
Delegate Joan Cadden, District 31
Delegate Mary Ann E. Love, District 32
Delegate Joseph J. Minnick, District 7
Bill indexed under the following Subjects:
COUNTIES -see also- CHARTERED COUNTIES; CODE COUNTIES
CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATIONS
DRIVERS' LICENSES
FINES
LICENSES -see also- ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES LICENSES
MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS
PENALTIES
PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
TAXICABS
Bill affects the following Statutes:
Article - 78 Public Service Commission Law
( 50A , 50A , 50B , 50B , 50C , 50D , 50E , 50F , 50G , 50H , 50-I , 50J , 50K , 50N , 50-O )

Documents:

Bill Text:
First Reading (pdf), Third Reading (pdf), enrolled (pdf)
Fiscal Note: Available (pdf)

Amendments:
House
Number: 909775/1 (pdf) Offered on: MARCH 24, 1997 at: 16:58 Status: Adopted
Senate
Number: 457043/1 (pdf) Offered on: APRIL 4, 1997 at: 12:59 Status: Adopted