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UPDATE: Nevada lawmakers kill bill on Uber, Lyft

Posted at 5:42 PM, Mar 29, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-30 13:40:03-04

UPDATE 9 P.M. MARCH 29: The bill will not be introduced to a committee, effectively killing the bill, according to a tweet from one of the lawmakers on the committee.


Nevada lawmakers are considering a controversial bill regarding ridesharing companies, such as Uber and Lyft.

Wait times are among the things Senate Bill 485 would regulate. If passed, it would put a 15-minute wait time in place before a driver can pick up a passenger who requested a ride.

The bill also requires drivers to prove they've passed an alcohol and drug test, regular driving and medical examinations.