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House Approves 'Uber Bill' Unanimously

Apr 6, 2017
Originally published on April 5, 2017 5:53 pm

House lawmakers voted unanimously to establish statewide standards for transportation network companies like Uber and Lyft.  Nick Evans has more.

After three years of lobbying, the ride hailing industry appears to be on the verge of getting what it wants: one set of benchmarks for doing business in Florida.  In the wake of the House vote, Uber and Lyft released statements touting the new provisions and thanking House members.  The Senate companion measure is set to be heard by its final committee Thursday.  

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