Thank You, Delaware!

We couldn’t have done it without your help. Delaware is now among more than 30 states with new, statewide laws for ridesharing platforms like Uber.

Governor Markell signed SB 262 into law earlier this month, and with the enactment of this legislation, the requirements for all ridesharing platforms operating in the state, including safety and consumer protections, background checks and reporting obligations, have been codified in Delaware law. Thanks to this new law, Uber can stay in Delaware for the long term, giving riders more affordable, reliable options and expanding opportunity for drivers across the state.

When riders and drivers speak up to advocate for consumer choice, public safety, and economic opportunity it makes a huge impact, and we’re excited about what comes next. We thank the following public officials for contributing to the passage of this legislation:

Bill Sponsors
Senator Bryan Townsend
Senator Margaret Henry
Representative Helene Keeley

State Leadership
Governor Jack Markell
Senator Patricia Blevins, President Pro Tempore
Senator David McBride, Majority Leader
Senator Margaret Rose Henry, Majority Whip
Senator F. Gary Simpson, Minority Leader
Senator Gregory Lavelle, Minority Whip
Representative Peter Schwartzkopf, Speaker of the House
Representative Valerie Longhurst, Majority Leader
Representative John Viola, Majority Whip
Representative Daniel Short, Minority Leader
Representative Deborah Hudson, Minority Whip

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