WA SB 6478

Author

Judy Warnick
103 Irv Newhouse Building, PO Box 40413
Olympia, WA 98504
360-786-7624

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Bill Text

Category

Employee Misclassification

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State

WA

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Summary

Excludes from mandatory industrial insurance coverage a person operating a truck, which he or she owns and leases to a motor carrier.

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Issue

This bill clarifies the circumstances under which the owner of a truck, who leases the same to a motor carrier licensed under chapter 81.80 RCW or to a motor carrier licensed under chapter 81.80 RCW who contracts to provide motor carrier services to a freight broker licensed under chapter 10 81.80 RCW, are excluded from the scope of mandatory industrial insurance coverage. Also, allows an exempted person to elect coverage under the state industrial insurance act in the manner provided by RCW 51.32.030.

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Notes

Died upon adjournment.

History

01/19/2018 First reading. Referred to House Committee on Labor