4925.09 Regulations.

(A)

(1) The regulation of transportation network companies, transportation network company drivers, and transportation network company services is a matter of general statewide interest that requires statewide regulation. Chapter 4 925. and sections 3942.01 to 3942.04 of the Revised Code constitute a comprehensive plan with respect to all aspects of the regulation of transportation network companies, transportation network company drivers, and transportation network company services. Accordingly, except as authorized in division (A)(2) of this section, it is the intent of the general assembly to preempt any local ordinance, resolution, or other law adopted to license, register, tax, or otherwise regulate transportation network companies, transportation network company drivers, or transportation network company services.

(2) The operator of a public-use airport, as defined in section 4563.30 of the Revised Code, may adopt reasonable standards, regulations, procedures, and fees that are applicable to transportation network company services that are provided to any transportation network company rider who requests service to, from, or on the property of the public-use airport. A transportation network company or transportation network company driver shall comply with any applicable standards, regulations, or procedures adopted by a public-use airport and shall pay any applicable fees in a timely manner.

(B) With regard to the provision of transportation network company services, no transportation network company or transportation network company driver is subject to regulation as a chauffeured limousine under section 4511.85 of the Revised Code, as a taxicab or vehicle for hireor as a for-hire motor carrier under Chapters 4921. and 4923. of the Revised Code. No vehicle used to provide transportation network company services shall be required to register as a chauffeured limousine, taxicab or vehicle for hirecommercial car, or for-hire motor carrier in order to provide transportation network company services.

Cite as R.C. § 4925.09

Added by 131st General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 237, §1, eff. 3/23/2016.