HB1426: Taxicabs; markings and roof signs.

HOUSE BILL NO. 1426
Offered January 12, 2011
Prefiled October 28, 2010
A BILL to amend and reenact § 46.2-2059.1 of the Code of Virginia, relating to roof signs and markings for taxicabs.
Patron-- Oder

Referred to Committee on Transportation

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That § 46.2-2059.1 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:

§ 46.2-2059.1. Roof signs and markings for taxicabs.

Every motor vehicle operating in the Commonwealth as a taxicab or performing a taxicab service shall bear a roof sign and markings (i) the word or words "taxicab," "taxi," or "cab," permanently affixed to its exterior, in letters at least three inches in height identifying, and (ii) a roof sign. Such markings and roof sign, taken together, shall clearly reflect that the motor vehicle is operating as a taxicab or performing a taxicab service.

2. That an emergency exists and this act is in force from its passage.