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File Number: 070582
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File Number: 070582 File Type: Ordinance Status: In Committee
Version: 0 Reference: Control: Economic Development and Human Services Committee
File Name: FOR-HIRE LIMOUSINES Introduced: 2/26/2007
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action:
Agenda Date: 3/6/2007 Agenda Item Number: 4C
Notes: NOTE TO CAO: Item in Commr Heyman's file. Title: ORDINANCE RELATING TO FOR-HIRE LIMOUSINES; AMENDING CHAPTER 31, ARTICLE VI OF THE CODE OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RELATING TO PRE-ARRANGED LIMOUSINE TRANSPORTATION AND THE ISSUANCE OF TEMPORARY LIMOUSINE LICENSES; PROVIDING SEVERABILITY, INCLUSION IN THE CODE, AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE
Indexes: FOR HIRE VEHICLES
Sponsors: Sally A. Heyman, Prime Sponsor
Sunset Provision: No Effective Date: Expiration Date:
Registered Lobbyist: None Listed


Legislative History

Acting Body Date Agenda Item Action Sent To Due Date Returned Pass/Fail

County Attorney 3/13/2007 Referred Economic Development and Human Services Committee 5/16/2007

Board of County Commissioners 3/6/2007 Scheduled for a public hearing Economic Development and Human Services Committee 4/11/2007

Board of County Commissioners 3/6/2007 4C Adopted on first reading 4/11/2007 P
REPORT: The foregoing proposed ordinance was adopted on first reading and scheduled for public hearing before the Economic Development and Human Services Committee on April 11, 2007 at 9:30 a.m.

County Attorney 2/26/2007 Referred Economic Development and Human Services Committee 4/11/2007

County Attorney 2/26/2007 Assigned Gerald K. Sanchez 2/26/2007

Legislative Text


TITLE
ORDINANCE RELATING TO FOR-HIRE LIMOUSINES; AMENDING CHAPTER 31, ARTICLE VI OF THE CODE OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RELATING TO PRE-ARRANGED LIMOUSINE TRANSPORTATION AND THE ISSUANCE OF TEMPORARY LIMOUSINE LICENSES; PROVIDING SEVERABILITY, INCLUSION IN THE CODE, AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE

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BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA:
Section 1. Chapter 31 of the Code of Miami-Dade County, Florida, is hereby amended to read as follows:1
ARTICLE VI. LICENSING AND
REGULATION OF FOR-HIRE
LIMOUSINES

Section 31-601. Definitions.
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(bb) Pre-arranged or pre-arrange means a written or telephone reservation made at least one hour in advance by the person requesting service at the place of business of the for-hire license holder for the provision of limousine service for a specified period of time>>; provided, however, that when the request for limousine service is made by a hotel or motel employee on behalf of a hotel or motel patron directly through a person located at the limousine license holderís place of business, the prearrangement may be less than one hour in advance. <<
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Section 31-602. For-hire limousine licenses.
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(k) Rules of operation. For-hire license holders shall abide by all rules and regulations applicable to for-hire license holders and shall be subject to the enforcement provisions contained in this chapter and chapter 8CC of the Miami-Dade County Code. A for-hire license holder shall comply with the following regulations:
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(22) Not allow a driver to solicit or pick up passengers other than by prearrangement through a person located at the limousine license holderís place of business >>; provided, however, that when the request for limousine service is made by a hotel or motel employee on behalf of a hotel or motel patron directly through a person located at the limousine license holderís place of business, the prearrangement may be less than one hour in advance<<;
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Section 31-613. Special provisions.
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(c) Temporary limousine licenses. Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, the County Manager may prescribe rules and regulations for the approval and issuance of temporary limousine licenses for Super Bowls, summits, political conventions and other major special events of national or international significance, such as nationally televised awards shows, where the [[eventís organizers can demonstrate]] >>County Manager has determined<< that the >>event will generate $1,000,000 per day in economic impact in Miami-Dade County and the<< existing supply of limousines is not adequate to meet the needs of the event.


Section 2. If any section, subsection, sentence, clause or provision of this ordinance is held invalid, the remainder of this ordinance shall not be affected by such invalidity.
Section 3. It is the intention of the Board of County Commissioners, and it is hereby ordained that the provisions of this ordinance, including any sunset provision, shall become and be made a part of the Code of Miami-Dade County, Florida. The sections of this ordinance may be renumbered or relettered to accomplish such intention, and the word "ordinance" may be changed to "section," "article," or other appropriate word.
Section 4. This ordinance shall become effective ten (10) days after the date of enactment unless vetoed by the Mayor, and if vetoed, shall become effective only upon an override by this Board.
1 Words stricken through and/or [[double bracketed]] shall be deleted. Words underscored and/or >>double arrowed<< constitute the amendment proposed. Remaining provisions are now in effect and remain unchanged.



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