Bill Text: CA AB302 | 2021-2022 | Regular Session | Introduced


Bill Title: San Diego Metropolitan Transit Development Board: regulation of transportation and passenger jitney services.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-02-12 - Referred to Com. on L. GOV. [AB302 Detail]

Download: California-2021-AB302-Introduced.html


CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2021–2022 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 302


Introduced by Assembly Member Ward

January 25, 2021


An act to amend Sections 120266 and 120267 of the Public Utilities Code, relating to transportation.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 302, as introduced, Ward. San Diego Metropolitan Transit Development Board: regulation of transportation and passenger jitney services.
Existing law establishes the San Diego Metropolitan Transit Development Board. Under existing law, the board’s jurisdiction includes specified cities in, and the unincorporated area of, the County of San Diego, except for the portion of the county under the jurisdiction of the North San Diego County Transit Development Board, as specified. Existing law authorizes the board to enter into contracts with any city in its area of jurisdiction and with the county to license or regulate transportation services, and to regulate vehicle safety and driver qualifications for passenger jitney service, as defined, operating between cities and between a city and unincorporated portions of the county within the area of its jurisdiction. Existing law requires the board to levy fees necessary to recover the full cost of regulating those services.
This bill would expand to any city within the County of San Diego the authority of the board to enter into contracts to license or regulate transportation services and to regulate vehicle safety and driver qualifications for passenger jitney service.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 120266 of the Public Utilities Code is amended to read:

120266.
 (a) The San Diego Metropolitan Transit Development Board board may enter into contracts with any city in its area of jurisdiction the County of San Diego and with the County of San Diego to license or regulate by ordinance any transportation services rendered wholly within the city’s corporate limits or within the unincorporated area. area of the county.
(b) The board shall levy the fees necessary to recover the full cost of licensing and regulating these services.

SEC. 2.

 Section 120267 of the Public Utilities Code is amended to read:

120267.
 (a) The board may, by ordinance, regulate vehicle safety and driver qualifications for passenger jitney service operating between cities in the County of San Diego and between a city in the County of San Diego and unincorporated portions of the County of San Diego County within the area of its jurisdiction. Diego.
(b) The board shall levy the fees necessary to recover the full cost of regulating these services.
(c) For purposes of this section, the term “passenger jitney service” includes every corporation or person engaged as a common carrier, for compensation, in the ownership, control, operation, or management of a passenger transportation service by motor vehicles of not more than 15 passenger 15-passenger capacity, excluding the driver, which operate that operates between fixed termini and over a regular route and generally on short, nonscheduled, short nonscheduled headways.

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