Rental Legislation & Regulation
The Legislative Channel covers legislation and regulation concerning the car and truck rental industry, car rental excise taxes, legal issues and American Car Rental Association initiatives.
March 4, 2014 in Legislative
In anticipation of car2go’s plans to expand to Honolulu, the Hawaii Legislature is considering how much to tax the car-sharing company.
February 26, 2014 in Legislative
The Canton Council in Canton, Ga., has voted against Mayor Gene Hobgood’s proposed 3% excise tax on rental cars for the second time. Hobgood says the tax would help raise money for city-sponsored agencies.
February 14, 2014 in Legislative
Bill seeks to restrict damage recovery won in Koenig v. PurCo case.
January 8, 2014 in Legislative
With this decision, the final award of $19.2 million stands.
January 7, 2014 in Legislative, Rental Operations
The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Mississippi has declared that Catalyst Group Inc. is the prevailing purchaser in the auction of Franchise Services of North America’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Simply Wheelz LLC (which does business as Advantage Rent A Car).
January 6, 2014 in Legislative
Judge orders renter to pay $247,890 in attorney’s fees as well as litigation costs.
January 2, 2014 in Legislative
SeaTac Proposition 1, which raises minimum wage to $15 an hour for all employees in the hospitality and transportation industries, has been ruled as not applicable to workers at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, according to a King County Superior Court judge.
December 11, 2013 in Legislative
After issuing a hand recount of the ballots cast on SeaTac Proposition 1, the living wage initiative still passed with a narrow victory.
December 10, 2013 in Legislative, Rental Operations
Catalyst Capital Group Inc.’s bid for bankrupt Advantage Rent A Car was approved at auction yesterday over the only other bid, from Sixt.
November 27, 2013 in Legislative
Common Sense SeaTac, a political-action committee comprised of local businesses and residents in opposition of the SeaTac living wage measure, has issued a recount of the closely contested SeaTac Proposition 1.
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