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Public Utilities Code - PUC

DIVISION 12. COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSIONS [130000 - 130827]

  ( Division 12 added by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1333. )

CHAPTER 4. Powers and Functions [130200 - 130455]

  ( Chapter 4 added by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1333. )

ARTICLE 7. Transit Service Dispute Resolution [130370 - 130373]
  ( Article 7 added by Stats. 1979, Ch. 579. )

130370.
  

(a) Not later than February 1, 1980, the Los Angeles County Transportation Commission, in cooperation with all the transit operators in the County of Los Angeles, shall prepare and submit, for public review and comments, proposed rules and regulations for the resolution of transit service disputes in the county pursuant to Section 130371.

(b) The commission shall adopt such rules and regulations not later than April 1, 1980, by eight affirmative votes of the voting members, or designated alternates, only after a public hearing held at least 30 days prior to their adoption.

(Added by Stats. 1979, Ch. 579.)

130371.
  

The rules and regulations shall include, but not be limited to, the following:

(a) Criteria to determine the definition and validity of a transit service dispute.

(b) Procedures for the submission of a transit service dispute to the Los Angeles County Transportation Commission.

(c) Information, such as the matter in dispute, to be included in the notice to be sent to the parties in the transit service dispute.

(d) Procedure for mediation prior to a hearing before a transit coordination and service committee.

(e) Appointment, if mediation fails, of a transit coordination and service committee consisting of commission members and alternates to hold a public hearing on the transit service dispute in the locality of the dispute and to make recommendations regarding the dispute to the commission.

(f) Actions the commission may take to resolve the transit service dispute.

(Added by Stats. 1979, Ch. 579.)

130372.
  

(a) The Los Angeles County Transportation Commission shall have sole authority to resolve any transit service dispute between transit operators in the County of Los Angeles, and its decision with respect to such a dispute shall be final and binding pursuant to the rules and regulations adopted by the commission pursuant to Section 130370.

(b) In resolving a transit service dispute pursuant to rules and regulations adopted pursuant to Section 130370, the commission, on a case by case basis, may, by eight affirmative votes of the voting members, or designated alternates, take such action notwithstanding Sections 99280, 99281, and 130263.

(Added by Stats. 1979, Ch. 579.)

130373.
  

Prior to January 1, 1981, only a transit service dispute submitted by a transit operator in the County of Los Angeles may be resolved by the Los Angeles County Transportation Commission.

(Added by Stats. 1979, Ch. 579.)

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