2009 Regular Session


File Code: Workers' Compensation Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 1070
Sponsored By:
Senators Conway, Pugh, Astle, Currie, Della, Dyson, Exum, Forehand, Frosh, Garagiola, Gladden, Harrington, Jones, Klausmeier, Lenett, Madaleno, McFadden, Middleton, Muse, Peters, and Rosapepe
Labor and Employment - Misclassification of Employees as Independent Contractors


Prohibiting employers from misclassifying employees as independent contractors under specified circumstances; allowing the Commissioner of Labor and Industry to investigate alleged employee misclassification under specified circumstances; establishing specified penalties that may be imposed in specified proceedings relating to employment standards and conditions, workers' compensation, unemployment insurance, and income tax payment and withholding; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
First Reading Senate Rules
Re-referred Finance
Hearing 3/12 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Finance Withdrawn
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Joan Carter Conway, District 43
Senator John C. Astle, District 30
Senator Ulysses Currie, District 25
Senator George W. Della, Jr., District 46
Senator Roy P. Dyson, District 29
Senator Nathaniel Exum, District 24
Senator Jennie M. Forehand, District 17
Senator Brian E. Frosh, District 16
Senator Rob Garagiola, District 15
Senator Lisa A. Gladden, District 41
Senator David C. Harrington, District 47
Senator Verna L. Jones, District 44
Senator Katherine Klausmeier, District 8
Senator Mike Lenett, District 19
Senator Richard S. Madaleno, Jr., District 18
Senator Nathaniel J. McFadden, District 45
Senator Thomas M. Middleton, District 28
Senator C. Anthony Muse, District 26
Senator Douglas J. J. Peters, District 23
Senator Catherine E. Pugh, District 40
Senator Jim Rosapepe, District 21

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Attorney General
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Contractors -see also- Heating & Cooling; Home Improvement
Contracts -see also- Land Installment Contracts; Procurement
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans`; etc.
Income Tax
Investigations and Inquiries -see also- Crim Bckgrnd Invest.
Labor and Industry, Division of
Labor, Licensing, and Regulation, Department of
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Workers` Compensation
Work, Labor and Employment -see also- Col Barg; Holiday; etc

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Labor and Employment
( 3-103 , 3-901 , 3-902 , 3-903 , 3-904 , 3-905 , 8-630 , 9-407 )
Tax - General
( 13-816 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered