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File #: 160531    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: IN COMMITTEE
File created: 5/19/2016 In control: Committee on Licenses and Inspections
On agenda: Final action:
Title: Amending Title 9 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Regulation of Businesses, Trades, and Professions," by adding two new categories of licenses entitled "Transportation Network Company Driver" and "Transportation Network Company"; all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Oh
Indexes: TRANSPORTATION NETWORK COMPANY, TRANSPORTATION NETWORK COMPANY DRIVER
Code sections: Title 9 - REGULATION OF BUSINESSES, TRADES AND PROFESSIONS
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 16053100.pdf
Title
Amending Title 9 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Regulation of Businesses, Trades, and Professions," by adding two new categories of licenses entitled "Transportation Network Company Driver" and "Transportation Network Company"; all under certain terms and conditions.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:


SECTION 1. Title 9 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

TITLE 9. REGULATION OF BUSINESSES, TRADES, AND PROFESSIONS.


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CHAPTER 9-400. CARRIERS.

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ยง9-406. Transportation Network Company Drivers.

(1) Definitions.

(a) Department. The Department of Streets.

(b) Transportation Network Company. A person or entity that operates a transportation network service and uses a digital network to facilitate prearranged rides.

(c) Transportation Network Company Driver. An individual who receives connections to potential passengers and related services from a Transportation Network Company in exchange for payment of a fee to the Transportation Network Company or uses a personal vehicle to offer or provide a prearranged ride to passengers upon connection through a digital network controlled by a Transportation Network Company in return for compensation or payment of a fee. The term shall not include an individual who receives reimbursement that does not exceed the actual costs incurred while providing transportation.

(2) Transportation Network Company Driver License. No Transportation Network Company Driver shall operate in the City unless the Transportation Network Company Driver obtains a license from the Department.

(a) Every license issued under this Section shall be issued as of the first day of January and shall be effective, unless suspended or revoked, until the last day of December of the same calendar year. Licenses may be renewed in accordance with this Section for similar one (1) year periods.

(b) Every license shall be non-assi...

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