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2017-2018 Regular Session - HB 789
Labor and industrial relations; marketplace contractors to be treated as independent contractors under state and local laws; provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 34 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to labor and industrial relations, so as to provide for marketplace contractors to be treated as independent contractors under state and local laws; to provide for definitions; to provide for conditions and exceptions; to specifically provide that as independent contractors of a marketplace platform marketplace contractors are not engaged in employment for purposes of the "Employment Security Law" and are not employees for purposes of workers' compensation; to provide for related matters; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/27/2018 - Senate Tabled
Mar/21/2018 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/21/2018 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/15/2018 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/14/2018 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/14/2018 - House Third Readers
Feb/08/2018 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/05/2018 - House Second Readers
Feb/01/2018 - House First Readers
Jan/31/2018 - House Hopper
2/14/2018 Modified Structured Rule; 3/27/2018 Tabled in Senate
Feb/14/2018 - House Vote #507Yea(102)Nay(66)NV(5)
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