VA HB 2134

Author

Amanda Batten
900 East Main Street
Richmond, VA 23218
804-698-1096
DelABatten@house.virginia.gov
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Bill Text

Category

Employee Misclassification

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State

VA

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Summary

Prohibits consideration of provision during health emergency of PPE by hiring party in determination of employee classsification.

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Issue

Prohibits the consideration, in any determination regarding whether an individual is an employee or independent contractor, for the purposes of a civil action for employment misclassification, unemployment compensation, and workers' compensation, of the provision of personal protective equipment by a hiring party to the individual in response to a disaster caused by a communicable disease of public health threat for which a state of emergency has been declared.

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Notes

Effective 7/1/2021.

History

01/29/2021 Read first time in House.
02/01/2021 Read second time in House and engrossed.
02/02/2021 Read third time. Passed House.
02/03/2021 Constitutional reading in Senate dispensed.
02/03/2021 Referred to Senate Committee on Commerce and Labor.
02/05/2021 Continued to 2021 Special Session in Senate Committee on Commerce and Labor.
02/22/2021 Reported from Senate Committee on Commerce and Labor.
02/23/2021 Constitutional reading in Senate dispensed.
02/24/2021 Read third time. Passed Senate.
02/24/2021 Passed Senate.
02/26/2021 Enrolled in House.
02/26/2021 Signed by Speaker of the House.
02/27/2021 Signed by President of the Senate.
03/01/2021 Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor.
03/01/2021 Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021.
03/30/2021 Approved by Governor.