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2003-2004 Regular Session - SB 491
Tax penalties; false claims of independent contractor status; violations
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 48-7-127 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to tax penalties, so as to provide that it shall be illegal for any person knowingly to coerce, induce, or threaten an individual falsely to declare himself or herself to be an independent contractor or falsely to claim that an individual employed by such person is an independent contractor in order to avoid or evade the withholding and payment of taxes; to provide for penalties for certain violations; to provide for related matters; to provide an effective date; to provide for repeal; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2004 - Effective Date
May/13/2004 - Act 525
May/13/2004 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
Apr/22/2004 - Senate Sent to Governor
Mar/31/2004 - House Passed/Adopted
Mar/31/2004 - House Third Readers
Mar/24/2004 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Mar/12/2004 - House Second Readers
Mar/09/2004 - House First Readers
Mar/04/2004 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Mar/04/2004 - Senate Third Read
Mar/02/2004 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/01/2004 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/06/2004 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/05/2004 - Senate Hopper
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