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30.1.    Purpose.
30.2.    Definitions.

§ 30.1. Purpose.

 This chapter establishes and prescribes Commission procedures for first class city taxicab medallion and certificate holders, owners, operators and drivers of first class city taxicabs operating under the Medallion Program. The procedures for applications, filing of notices of liens, formal complaints and complaint processes, vehicle inspections and vehicle impoundments are specifically described in this chapter. If other regulations of the Commission are in conflict with this chapter, this chapter shall govern call or demand carriers (taxicabs) in cities of the first class.

§ 30.2. Definitions.

 The following words and terms, when used in this chapter, have the following meanings, unless the context indicates otherwise:

   Driver licensing agent—An entity which has authority from the Commission to issue drivers’ certificates to drivers of taxicabs in cities of the first class.

   Initial year—The first year of the medallion system for cities of the first class: July 3, 1990 through and including June 30, 1991.

   Medallion—A piece of metal in a shape and with a color to be determined by the Commission each year which is to be affixed to a vehicle by Commission personnel before that vehicle may be operated as a taxicab in cities of the first class. A medallion will be issued on a fiscal year basis, that year running from July 1 through June 30 for the Medallion Program.

   Medallion number—The number which shall be placed on a particular medallion and which will be required to be displayed on taxicab vehicles, formerly the ‘‘P’’ number issued to taxicabs in Philadelphia.

   Reissuance of medallion—The issuance of a medallion to a current medallion holder in years subsequent to the initial year.

   Respondent—An entity which is the subject of a formal public or private complaint issued under 66 Pa.C.S. Chapter 24 (relating to taxicabs in first class cities).

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