Rideshare corporations reminiscent of Uber and Lyft are one step nearer to with the ability to function statewide in Missouri.
In a 140-16 vote Thursday, the House handed a invoice that might define statewide regulations, akin to a $5,000 charge, background checks and car inspections. It will now go to the Senate for approval.
The laws has moved shortly by way of the House after speaker Todd Richardson listed it as a precedence originally of the session.
Uber and Lyft say the regulations would make it simpler to broaden statewide. Municipalities presently have the facility to create their very own guidelines for the transportation corporations.
Uber operates in St. Louis, Springfield, Columbia and Kansas City. Lyft began working in Springfield Thursday.