AR SB 635

Author

Jeremy Hutchinson
201 East North Street
Benton, AR 72015
501-773-3760
Jeremy.Hutchinson@senate.ar.gov
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Bill Text

Category

Employee Misclassification

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State

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Summary

Exempts owner-operators and contracted drivers of motor vehicles from the definition of "employment" for the Department of Workforce Services law.

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Issue

Amends the Department of Workforce Services Law by adding an additional subdivision stating that service performed by an owner-operator that provides a motor vehicle and the services of a driver to a motor carrier under a written contract shall not be considered an employee of the motor carrier for purposes of employment security taxation or compensation.

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Notes

Effective 1/1/2018.

History

03/06/2017 Filed. Read first time. Rules suspended. Read second time. Referred to Senate Committee on Public Health, Welfare, and Labor.
03/13/2017 Returned to Senate by Committee, with recommendation for passage.
03/14/2017 Read the third time and passed Senate.
03/14/2017 Ordered immediately transmitted to the House.
03/14/2017 Received in House.
03/15/2017 Read first time. Rules suspended. Read second time and referred to the House Committee on Public Health, Welfare and Labor.
03/28/2017 Returned to House by the Committee on Public Health, Welfare and Labor with recommendation for passage as amended.
03/29/2017 Reported correctly engrossed to House.
03/30/2017 Read third time in House. Passed. Ordered transmitted to Senate.
03/30/2017 Returned to Senate as amended and passed by House.
03/31/2017 Returned to Senate as passed and amended. Re-referred to Senate Committee on Public Health, Welfare, and Labor. Returned by Committee with recommendation that it pass in concurrence with House Amendment 1.
04/03/2017 Placed on second reading for purpose of amendment.
04/03/2017 House amendment 1 read first time in Senate. Read second time and concurred in.
04/03/2017 Read third time and passed Senate.
04/03/2017 Ordered enrolled in Senate.
04/03/2017 Reported correctly enrolled and ordered delivered to the Governor.
04/03/2017 Delivered to Governor.
04/10/2017 Notification that bill is now Act 1115.