Sec. 13b-105. (Formerly Sec. 16-326b). Livery service for handicapped and
elderly persons. The Department of Transportation may, with or without hearing, issue
temporary and permanent livery permits to applicants for the express purpose of providing reasonable livery service to handicapped persons and elderly persons on regular or
irregular routes where the department finds no existing service or that the existing service
is not adequate to properly serve the special needs of elderly persons and handicapped
persons. Temporary authority shall not extend over a period of more than sixty days.
In determining the special needs of the handicapped and elderly the department may
take into consideration the convenience and the physical and mental frailties of, and the
care, safety and protection necessary for the best interest of, the handicapped and elderly
and the general public. No applicant shall be issued a temporary or permanent permit
unless such applicant's motor vehicle meets the requirements of subsection (e) of section
14-100a. Applicants who were issued a temporary or permanent permit prior to October
1, 2007, shall comply with the requirements of subsection (e) of section 14-100a not
later than October 1, 2007.
(1969, P.A. 114; P.A. 75-486, S. 1, 69; P.A. 77-614, S. 162, 610; P.A. 80-372, S. 4; 80-482, S. 158, 348; P.A. 07-134, S. 2.)
History: P.A. 75-486 substituted "public utilities control authority" for "public utilities commission" and "the authority" for "the commission", effective December 1, 1975; P.A. 77-614 replaced "public utilities control authority" with "division of public utility control within the department of business regulation", effective January 1, 1979; P.A. 80-372 substituted "department of transportation" for foregoing designation and "department" for "division" where appearing; P.A. 80-482 would have substituted "department of public utility control" for "division of public utility control within the department of business regulation" but P.A. 80-372 amendments given precedence; in 1981 Sec. 16-326b transferred to 13b-105; P.A. 07-134 added provisions re compliance with requirements of Sec. 14-100a(e).
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