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SECTION 1220-B
Unlawful solicitation of ground transportation services at an airport
Vehicle & Traffic (VAT) CHAPTER 71, TITLE 7, ARTICLE 33
§ 1220-b. Unlawful solicitation of ground transportation services at
an airport. 1. No person shall unlawfully solicit ground transportation
services at an airport. A person unlawfully solicits ground
transportation services at an airport, when, at an airport, such person,
without being authorized to do so by the airport operator, or without
having made a prior agreement to provide ground transportation services
to a specific patron, engages or offers to engage in any business, trade
or commercial transaction involving the rendering to another person of
any ground transportation services from such airport.

2. As used in this section, the term "ground transportation service"
shall mean a service offering transportation by any vehicle, including
taxi cab, limousine, van or bus.

3. As used in this section, the term "airport" shall mean all of the
real property forming part of any facility used for the landing and
taking off of airplanes engaged in the transportation of passengers,
including without limitation, all roadways, parking areas, pedestrian
walkways and terminal buildings forming part of such facility.

4. Any person who engages in the unlawful solicitation of ground
transportation services at an airport shall be guilty of a traffic
infraction punishable by a fine of not less than seven hundred fifty
dollars nor more than one thousand five hundred dollars, or by
imprisonment for not more than fifteen days or by both such fine and
imprisonment; for a conviction of a second violation, both of which were
committed within a period of eighteen months, such person shall be
punished by a fine of not less than one thousand five hundred dollars
nor more than two thousand dollars, or by imprisonment for not more than
forty-five days, or by both such fine and imprisonment; for a conviction
of a third or subsequent violation, all of which were committed within a
period of eighteen months, such person shall be punished by a fine of
not less than two thousand dollars nor more than three thousand dollars,
or by imprisonment for not more than ninety days, or by both such fine
and imprisonment.