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SB 5476 - 2013-14
Clarifying the employment status of independent contractors in the news business.
Sponsors: Hewitt, Keiser, Conway, Holmquist Newbry
Companion Bill: HB 1659
Bill History

2013 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 31
First reading, referred to Commerce & Labor. (View Original Bill)
Feb 18
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Commerce & Labor at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 20
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Commerce & Labor at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 21
CL - Majority; do pass. (Majority Report)
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Mar 5
Made eligible to be placed on second reading.
Mar 8
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 48; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 1. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Mar 11
First reading, referred to Labor & Workforce Development (Not Officially read and referred until adoption of Introduction report). (View Original Bill)
Apr 2
Public hearing and executive action taken in the House Committee on Labor & Workforce Development at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
LWD - Executive action taken by committee.
LWD - Majority; do pass. (Majority Report)
Apr 3
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Apr 12
Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on second reading.
Apr 17
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 97; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 1. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Apr 18
President signed.

IN THE HOUSE

Speaker signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Apr 23
Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
May 3
Governor signed.
Chapter 141, 2013 Laws. (View Session Law)
Effective date 7/28/2013.
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