Who gives a hoot about who gets to scoot? Florida lawmakers do.

Who gives a hoot about who gets to scoot? Florida lawmakers do.

By Tampa Bay Times –

With the industry described by one lobbyist as being in its “infancy,” the full House could take up controversial bill that would limit the ability of cities and counties to regulate scooter sharing services.

The House State Affairs Committee on Wednesday approved a bill (HB 453), sponsored by Rep. Jackie Toledo, R-Tampa, that would set up a statewide regulatory framework for the industry, which involves riders using apps to hop on motorized scooters that can be left in various areas.

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