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SB 117 - Requires Insurance Coverage for Transportation Network Companies - Kansas Key Vote

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Title: Requires Insurance Coverage for Transportation Network Companies

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to override a veto of a bill that requires insurance coverage for transportation network companies, beginning January 1, 2016.

Highlights:

  • Defines “transportation network company” (TNC) as a licensed corporation, partnership, or entity that uses a digital network to connect a passenger to a TNC driver (Sec. 2).
  • Requires a TNC driver to have primary automobile liability insurance coverage in the following amounts when not engaged in a prearranged ride (Sec. 8):   
    • At least $25,000 for property damage;
    • At least $50,000 for death and bodily injury per person; and
    • At least $100,000 for death and bodily injury per incident.
  • Requires a TNC driver to have primary automobile liability insurance coverage in the amount of $1,000,000 for death, bodily injury, and property damage when engaged in a prearranged ride (Sec. 8).

See How Your Politicians Voted

Title: Requires Insurance Coverage for Transportation Network Companies

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to override a veto of a bill that requires insurance coverage for transportation network companies, beginning January 1, 2016.

Highlights:

  • Defines “transportation network company” (TNC) as a licensed corporation, partnership, or entity that uses a digital network to connect a passenger to a TNC driver (Sec. 2).
  • Requires a TNC driver to have primary automobile liability insurance coverage in the following amounts when not engaged in a prearranged ride (Sec. 8):   
    • At least $25,000 for property damage;
    • At least $50,000 for death and bodily injury per person; and
    • At least $100,000 for death and bodily injury per incident.
  • Requires a TNC driver to have primary automobile liability insurance coverage in the amount of $1,000,000 for death, bodily injury, and property damage when engaged in a prearranged ride (Sec. 8).

Title: Requires Insurance Coverage for Transportation Network Companies

See How Your Politicians Voted

Title: Requires Insurance Coverage for Transportation Network Companies

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill that requires insurance coverage for transportation network companies, beginning January 1, 2016.

Highlights:

  • Defines “transportation network company” (TNC) as a licensed corporation, partnership, or entity that uses a digital network to connect a passenger to a TNC driver (Sec. 2).
  • Requires a TNC driver to have primary automobile liability insurance coverage in the following amounts when not engaged in a prearranged ride (Sec. 8):   
    • At least $25,000 for property damage;
    • At least $50,000 for death and bodily injury per person; and
    • At least $100,000 for death and bodily injury per incident.
  • Requires a TNC driver to have primary automobile liability insurance coverage in the amount of $1,000,000 for death, bodily injury, and property damage when engaged in a prearranged ride (Sec. 8).

NOTE: THIS CHAMBER HAS REFUSED TO CONCUR WITH THE AMENDMENTS OF THE OPPOSING CHAMBER, HOWEVER NO VOTES WERE TAKEN.

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Title: Requires Insurance Coverage for Transportation Network Companies

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