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Maryland Regulators Set Hearing on Uber Settlement

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BALTIMORE (AP) - Maryland regulators have scheduled a hearing on a proposed settlement with Uber.

The settlement would put some of the popular ride-sharing company's operation under state regulation. The Public Service Commission set a hearing on the settlement for Dec. 19 in Baltimore

The commission has asked for written testimony to be filed by Dec. 9. Comments from other parties are due by Dec. 16.

The commission ruled in August that Uber was a common carrier, meaning that some services were subject to state regulations. The company contended it was not a common carrier, because it does not directly employ the drivers who own their vehicles.

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