Massachusetts House Passes Bill Regulating Uber, Lyft

Boston Globe – March 10, 2016

The Massachusetts House passed a bill that would subject ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft to new regulations, some of which disappointed both the taxi industry and the ride-hailing firms. Under the bill, drivers would need to undergo state certification and background checks, in addition to a background check by the ride-hailing firms. But the legislation would not require the drivers to be fingerprinted.

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