MS HB1381 | 2016 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Passed on April 4 2016 - 100% progression
Action: 2016-04-04 - Approved by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


An Act To Provide For The Licensure And Regulation Of Businesses That Use A Digital Network To Connect Riders To Drivers Who Provide Prearranged Rides; To Require That Such A Business Must Obtain A License From The Department Of Insurance In Order To Operate In This State; To Provide The Fee For Such License; To Require Certain Disclosures With Regard To Fares; To Provide That The Application Or Website Of Such Business Shall Display A Picture Of The Driver And The License Plate Number Of The Motor Vehicle Utilized To Provide The Prearranged Ride; To Require An Electronic Receipt To Be Transmitted To The Rider; To Require Certain Primary Automobile Insurance To Be Maintained By The Driver Or By The Business On Behalf Of The Driver; To Provide That Drivers Shall Be Independent Contractors And Not Employees Of The Business If Certain Conditions Are Met; To Require The Business To Implement A Zero-tolerance Policy Regarding A Driver's Activities While Accessing The Digital Platform Of Such Business; To Provide That Certain Requirements Must Be Met By Drivers Before They May Accept Trip Requests Through The Digital Platform Of The Business; To Require Such Business To Maintain Certain Records; To Authorize The Commissioner Of Insurance To Make Examinations Into The Affairs Of Such Businesses; To Restrict The Regulation Of Such Businesses By Local Governments; To Authorize The Commissioner Of Insurance To Adopt Rules And Regulations Necessary To Ensure Compliance With This Act; To Amend Sections 63-15-43 And 77-7-5, Mississippi Code Of 1972, In Conformity Thereto; And For Related Purposes.

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Transportation Network Companies; establish regulations related to.


Roll Calls

2016-03-24 - Senate - Senate Passed (Y: 51 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2016-03-01 - House - House Passed (Y: 118 N: 4 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2016-04-04 Approved by Governor
2016-03-31HouseEnrolled Bill Signed
2016-03-31SenateEnrolled Bill Signed
2016-03-28SenateReturned For Enrolling
2016-03-22SenateTitle Suff Do Pass
2016-03-22SenateDR - TSDP: HI To AC
2016-03-11SenateReferred To Highways and Transportation;Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency
2016-03-03HouseTransmitted To Senate
2016-03-03HouseMotion to Reconsider Tabled
2016-03-01HouseMotion to Reconsider Entered (Haney, Busby, Massengill)
2016-03-01HouseCommittee Substitute Adopted
2016-02-25HouseRead the Third Time
2016-02-17HouseTitle Suff Do Pass Comm Sub
2016-02-08HouseReferred To Transportation

Mississippi State Sources

Bill Comments 750