*State Legislative Alert*

The following states have active bills regarding the classification of independent contractors as employees: AK, IA, KS, KY, NJ, OH, TX, VT, and WA. Please click on a specific state on the map to see bills.

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AK HB 79 -  Defines independent contractor and excludes from workers' compensation coverage, and provides penalty for misclassification of employee.
3/27/2017
CA AB 734 -  Authorizes an infrastructure financing district within the City of Oakland to finance public capital facilities or projects that include freight rail.
3/27/2017
ND HB 1255 -  Creates large truck primary highway network and gives authority to establish truck axle configuration and weight limits.
3/27/2017
IL HB 683 -  Increases overall dimension of truck tractor in combination with a semitrailer from 55 to 65 feet.
3/24/2017
TX SB 28 -  Amends current law relating to the financing of ports in the state.
3/24/2017
CA AB 1561 -  Authorizes local agencies to establish an authority for an infrastructure fund and financing inland port infrastructure.
3/23/2017
FL HB 737 -  Authorizes foreign trade zones to maintain trade operations outside of the Port of Palm Beach District boundaries.
3/23/2017
UT SB 25 -  Allows trucks 53 ft and under to operate anywhere in the state, except where specifically restricted access by law.
3/22/2017
TX SB 1524 -  Increases truck weights for tractor-trailers hauling intermodal shipping containers under certain conditions. Establishes permit fee. Creates offenses.
3/21/2017
IL SB 51 -  Increases overall dimension of truck tractor in combination with a semitrailer from 55 to 65 feet.
3/20/2017
TX HB 3460 -  Authorizes issuance of annual overweight permits for intermodal cargo containers up to 97,000 lbs.
3/20/2017
TX HB 3511 -  Allows annual permit in certain circumstances for movement of intermodal shipping containers that exceed weight limits.
3/20/2017
TX HB 3854 -  Increases truck weights for tractor-trailers hauling intermodal shipping containers under certain conditions. Establishes permit fee. Creates offenses.
3/20/2017
TX SB 1939 -  Authorizes issuance of annual overweight permits for intermodal cargo containers up to 97,000 lbs.
3/20/2017
AR SB 635 -  Exempts owner-operators and contracted drivers of motor vehicles from the definition of "employment" for the Department of Workforce Services law.
3/18/2017
MN HF 1844 -  Provides for grants for freight railroad preservation and improvement.
3/15/2017
MN SF 2093 -  Provides for grants for freight railroad preservation and improvement.
3/15/2017
PA HB 732 -  Expands membership of the Rail Freight Advisory Committee by adding labor representatives.
3/15/2017
TX HB 4021 -  Amends current law relating to the financing of ports in the state.
3/15/2017

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