Florida Senate - 2023 SB 1700 By Senator DiCeglie 18-01362-23 20231700__ 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to vehicle for-hire licenses; creating 3 s. 559.956, F.S.; authorizing persons who hold vehicle 4 for-hire licenses issued by any county or municipality 5 in this state to perform work in any county or 6 municipality in this state, regardless of additional 7 licensing requirements, under certain circumstances; 8 authorizing persons who hold vehicle for-hire airport 9 permits to perform work at any airport regardless of 10 additional airport permit requirements; defining the 11 term “airport”; providing an effective date. 12 13 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 14 15 Section 1. Section 559.956, Florida Statutes, is created to 16 read: 17 559.956 Vehicle for-hire licenses; reciprocity; standards.— 18 (1) A person who holds a valid, active vehicle for-hire 19 license issued by any county or municipality in this state may 20 perform work in any county or municipality of this state without 21 being subject to additional licensing requirements and without 22 paying additional license fees to another county or municipality 23 if all of the following apply: 24 (a) The person holds an active vehicle for-hire license in 25 the county or municipality in which the person is domiciled. 26 (b) The person has not had a vehicle for-hire license 27 suspended or revoked within the last 5 years. 28 (2) A person who holds a valid, active vehicle for-hire 29 airport permit issued by any airport, county, or municipality in 30 this state may perform work at any airport without being subject 31 to additional airport permit requirements and without paying 32 additional license fees to another airport, county, or 33 municipality. As used in this subsection, the term “airport” 34 includes any airport, airport authority, aviation authority, or 35 other entity that operates a commercial service airport as 36 defined in s. 332.0075. 37 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2023.