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Full Text of HB4417  100th General Assembly




State of Illinois
2017 and 2018


Introduced , by Rep. Laura Fine


625 ILCS 57/5
625 ILCS 57/6 new

    Amends the Transportation Network Providers Act. Provides that the Illinois Commerce Commission may request documentation or investigate business practices by a transportation network company to determine compliance with the Act. Provides that failure to comply with any provision of the Act, as determined by the Commission, shall subject a transportation network company to penalties imposed by the Commission. Effective July 1, 2018.

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1    AN ACT concerning transportation.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Transportation Network Providers Act is
5amended by changing Section 5 and by adding Section 6 as
7    (625 ILCS 57/5)
8    (Section scheduled to be repealed on June 1, 2020)
9    Sec. 5. Definitions.
10    "Commission" means the Illinois Commerce Commission.
11    "Transportation network company" or "TNC" means an entity
12operating in this State that uses a digital network or software
13application service to connect passengers to transportation
14network company services provided by transportation network
15company drivers. A TNC is not deemed to own, control, operate,
16or manage the vehicles used by TNC drivers, and is not a
17taxicab association or a for-hire vehicle owner.
18    "Transportation network company driver" or "TNC driver"
19means an individual who operates a motor vehicle that is:
20        (1) owned, leased, or otherwise authorized for use by
21    the individual;
22        (2) not a taxicab or for-hire public passenger vehicle;
23    and



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1        (3) used to provide transportation network company
2    services.
3    "Transportation network company services" or "TNC
4services" means transportation of a passenger between points
5chosen by the passenger and prearranged with a TNC driver
6through the use of a TNC digital network or software
7application. TNC services shall begin when a TNC driver accepts
8a request for transportation received through the TNC's digital
9network or software application service, continue while the TNC
10driver transports the passenger in the TNC driver's vehicle,
11and end when the passenger exits the TNC driver's vehicle. TNC
12service is not a taxicab, for-hire vehicle, or street hail
14(Source: P.A. 98-1173, eff. 6-1-15.)
15    (625 ILCS 57/6 new)
16    Sec. 6. Authority of the Commission. The Commission may
17request documentation or investigate business practices by a
18transportation network company to determine compliance with
19this Act. Failure to comply with any Section of this Act, as
20determined by the Commission, shall subject a transportation
21network company to penalties imposed by the Commission.
22    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect July 1,