Mississippi Code Title 77. Public Utilities and Carriers § 77-8-37. Governing law;  rules;  restrictions on local entities;  airport regulations

(1) Transportation network companies and transportation network company drivers are governed exclusively by this chapter and any rules promulgated by the commissioner consistent with this chapter.  A county, municipality or other local entity may not:

(a) Impose a tax on, or require a license for, a transportation network company, a transportation network company driver or a vehicle used by a transportation network company driver where the tax or licenses relate to providing prearranged rides;

(b) Require a transportation network company or a transportation network company driver to obtain a business license or any other type of similar authorization to operate within the jurisdiction;  or

(c) Subject a transportation network company or a transportation network company driver to any type of rate, entry, operational or other requirements.

(2) Notwithstanding subsection (1) of this section, a county, municipality or other local entity that owns or operates an airport, may adopt reasonable regulations relating to the duties and responsibilities on airport property of a transportation network company or transportation network company driver, including its ability to impose reasonable fees and vehicle tracking requirements on a transportation network company or its affiliated transportation network company drivers, but excluding its ability to impose other fees, taxes, registration, licensing or special insurance requirements on transportation network company drivers, and excluding its ability to impose requirements with respect to special markings or identification other than that provided for in Section 77-8-11 , and excluding its ability to impose requirements for equipment.


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