Session Laws of Colorado 2007
First Regular Session, 66th General Assembly








HOUSE BILL 07-1114 [Digest]

BY REPRESENTATIVE(S) Frangas, Borodkin, Kerr A., McGihon, and Todd;

also SENATOR(S) Romer, Spence, and Williams.


Concerning the regulation of lease rates of motor vehicles that are regulated pursuant to the issuance of certificates of public convenience and necessity to operate a motor vehicle for hire as a taxicab, and making an appropriation therefor.


Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Colorado:


  SECTION 1.  40-3-103, Colorado Revised Statutes, is amended to read:


  40-3-103.  Utilities to file rate schedules - rules. Under such rules and regulations as the commission may prescribe, every public utility shall file with the commission, within such time and in such form as the commission may designate, and shall print and keep open to public inspection, schedules showing all rates, tolls, rentals, charges, and classifications collected or enforced, or to be collected and enforced, together with all rules, regulations, contracts, privileges, and facilities which that in any manner affect or relate to rates, tolls, rentals, classifications, or service. except that the commission may not prescribe by rule or regulation the lease rate that is charged to a driver of a motor vehicle by a common or contract carrier. Changes in such lease rates shall not be subject to the notice provision of section 40-3-104.


  SECTION 2.  Appropriation. In addition to any other appropriation, there is hereby appropriated, out of any moneys in the public utilities commission motor carrier fund created in section 40-2-110.5 (6), Colorado Revised Statutes, not otherwise appropriated, to the department of regulatory agencies, for allocation to the public utilities commission, for the regulation of taxicab owners and drivers, for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2007, the sum of four thousand eight hundred seventy-eight dollars ($4,878), or so much thereof as may be necessary, for the implementation of this act.


  SECTION 3.  Safety clause. The general assembly hereby finds, determines, and declares that this act is necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, and safety.


Approved: May 24, 2007



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