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.
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.
November 19, 2013 in Legislative
With votes still being counted, SeaTac Proposition 1 — which would raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour for all employees in the hospitality and transportation industries in SeaTac, Wash., — is holding onto a narrow lead, but it is still too early to determine the result.
September 25, 2013 in Legislative
The California Public Utilities Commission has created regulations to ensure that safety is enforced for Transportation Network Companies, which use an online platform to connect passengers with drivers using their personal vehicles.
September 11, 2013 in Legislative
California Assemblyman Chris Holden’s 359 bill, which would streamline airport rental car agreements, has been approved by the California Senate.
June 3, 2013 in Legislative
SeaTac Committee for Good Jobs has collected enough signatures for a living wage initiative at SeaTac Airport.
June 3, 2013 in Legislative
The IL CDW bill would increase the daily fee that Illinois rental companies can charge for CDW.
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