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AIF Statement on Advancement of Chauffeured Limousines Legislation in Florida House

HB 1389 by Representative James Grant Passes House Economic Affairs Committee

April 4, 2014

Tallahassee, Fla. – The Associated Industries of Florida (AIF) today released the following statement attributed to its Senior Vice President of State and Federal Affairs Brewster Bevis in regards to the advancement of House Bill 1389 by Representative James Grant (R-Tampa). HB 1389, relating to chauffeured limousines, passed the House Economic Affairs Committee earlier today.

“AIF commends the House Economic Affairs Committee for passing House Bill 1389 by Representative Grant.

“This legislation, which will create price competition, promote consumer choice and create jobs via statewide digital transportation service policies, is good for Floridians.

“We look forward to seeing this legislation advance to the House floor.”

HB 1389 will create a new category of public transit under chauffeured limousines, define those services and give authority to the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles to oversee the licensure and regulation of chauffeured limousines, services and drivers. 

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