Florida Senate - 2014 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. CS for SB 1630 Ì897856aÎ897856 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House Comm: WD . 03/27/2014 . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— following: 1 Senate Amendment 2 3 Delete lines 909 - 925 4 and insert: 5 Section 22. Section 501.977, Florida Statutes, is created 6 to read: 7 501.977 Actionable, unfair, or deceptive regulatory acts or 8 practices.— 9 (1) It is an unfair or deceptive regulatory act or 10 practice, actionable under the Florida Deceptive and Unfair 11 Trade Practices Act, for a county, municipality, or special 12 district, whether dependent or independent, as defined in s. 13 189.403, to: 14 (a) Restrict the right of the public to freely bargain for 15 lawful livery transit services, excluding metered taxi services 16 that accept street hails, by establishing a minimum or maximum 17 fare, or by imposing a minimum wait time between the reservation 18 and delivery of the livery transit service. 19 (b) Create classifications within each type of livery 20 service, and to fix or approve zones, rates, or fares for such 21 classifications, which apply differently to individuals and 22 businesses that compete or attempt to compete with each other to 23 provide similar services. 24 (2) This section does not limit the ability of a county, 25 municipality, or special district to impose reasonable 26 restrictions upon lawful livery services concerning vehicle 27 safety and driver qualifications.