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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).
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

Apr 18
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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