WA SB 5565
103 Irv Newhouse Building, PO Box 40413
Olympia, WA 98504
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Clarifies that independent owner operators using their own vehicles are exempt from coverage under unemployment compensation laws.
Modifies the exemption for workers' compensation purposes for a transportation contractor to include a person operating a truck which the person owns and leases to a licensed motor carrier, or for which the person provides services as a licensed motor carrier to a licensed freight broker.
Carries-over to 2018. Companion to HB 1780.
01/27/2017 First reading. Referred to Senate Committee on Commerce, Labor.
02/15/2017 Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Commerce, Labor and Sports.
02/16/2017 Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Commerce, Labor and Sports.
02/16/2017 First substitute bill passed by Committee.
02/17/2017 Passed to Senate for second reading.
03/21/2017 To Senate Committee on Rules "X" file.
04/24/2017 Reintroduced and retained in present status.
05/23/2017 Reintroduced and retained in present status.
06/21/2017 Reintroduced and retained in present status.