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File #: 19032    Version: Name: Taxi Prepay
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/29/2010 In control: TRANSIT AND PARKING COMMISSION (ended 06/2018)
On agenda: 9/7/2010 Final action: 9/7/2010
Enactment date: 9/15/2010 Enactment #: ORD-10-00091
Title: AMENDED Repealing and recreating Sec. 11.06(7)(e) of the Madison General Ordinances to permit drivers of public passenger vehicles to charge estimated fares in advance for rides.
Sponsors: Thuy Pham-Remmele, Larry Palm
Attachments: 1. Version 1, 2. CC registrations 19032.pdf
Fiscal Note
No expenditure is required.
Title
AMENDED Repealing and recreating Sec. 11.06(7)(e) of the Madison General Ordinances to permit drivers of public passenger vehicles to charge estimated fares in advance for rides.
Body
DRAFTER'S ANALYSIS: This ordinance permits drivers of licensed passenger vehicles to elect to charge an estimated fare in advance for rides under certain circumstances. It also permits the driver to refuse to carry the passenger if the passenger refuses to pay the estimated fare.
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The Common Council of the City of Madison do hereby ordain as follows:
Subdivision (e) entitled “Refusal to Carry Passengers Prohibited” of Subsection (7) entitled “Operating Requirements” of Section 11.06 entitled “Licensing and Regulating Public Passenger Vehicles, For Hire” of the Madison General Ordinances is repealed and recreated to read as follows:
“(e) Refusal to Carry Passengers Prohibited.
1. Drivers may elect to charge estimated fares in advance for rides when a passenger or prospective passenger engages in any of the following activities:
a. Has on a prior occasion refused to pay a fare after receiving taxicab service Is known to the driver as hav...

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