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H.R. 1082: Sami’s Law

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To require ride-hailing companies to implement an enhanced digital system to verify passengers with their authorized ride-hailing vehicles and drivers.

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Sponsor and status

Christopher “Chris” Smith

Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 4th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Feb 15, 2021
Length: 21 pages
Feb 15, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Introduced on Feb 15, 2021

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10 Cosponsors (6 Democrats, 4 Republicans)

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

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What legislators are saying

Representatives Chris Smith, Tom Suozzi to fight for Samis Law in new Congress
    — Rep. Christopher “Chris” Smith [R-NJ4] (Sponsor) on Jul 17, 2021

<span class='\"kicker\"'>TAPInto Hamilton/Robbinsville</span>'Rep. Chris Smith: Re-Fueling Effort for Federal Rideshare Safety Law'
    — Rep. Christopher “Chris” Smith [R-NJ4] (Sponsor) on Feb 19, 2021

<span class='\"kicker\"'></span>'U.S. Rep. Chris Smith reintroduces Samis Law in new Congress honoring slain Robbinsville native'
    — Rep. Christopher “Chris” Smith [R-NJ4] (Sponsor) on Feb 17, 2021

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Feb 15, 2021

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