*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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CA SB 1 -  Allocates funds from increased diesel fuel excise tax for trade corridor improvement projects.
4/27/2017
CA SB 4 -  Enacts the Goods Movement and Clean Trucks Bond Act.
4/27/2017
FL HB 737 -  Authorizes foreign trade zones to maintain trade operations outside of the Port of Palm Beach District boundaries.
4/27/2017
FL HB 1089 -  Authorizes Nassau County Ocean Highway and Port Authority to create and improve intermodal transportation facilities, freight logistics zone and intermodal logistics center.
4/27/2017
IL HB 683 -  Increases overall dimension of truck tractor in combination with a semitrailer from 55 to 65 feet.
4/27/2017
NC SB 407 -  Enacts the Employee Fair Classification Act.
4/27/2017
TX HB 3460 -  Authorizes issuance of annual overweight permits for intermodal cargo containers up to 97,000 lbs.
4/27/2017
TX HB 4021 -  Amends current law relating to the financing of ports in the state.
4/27/2017
TX SB 28 -  Amends current law relating to the financing of ports in the state.
4/27/2017
WA HB 1780 -  Clarifies that independent owner operators using their own vehicles are exempt from coverage under unemployment compensation laws.
4/25/2017
WA SB 5527 -  Establishes the Employee Fair Classification Act.
4/25/2017
WA SB 5565 -  Clarifies that independent owner operators using their own vehicles are exempt from coverage under unemployment compensation laws.
4/25/2017
TX HB 3854 -  Limits local municipalities ability to place restrictions on truck weights. Increases truck weights for tractor-trailers hauling intermodal shipping containers under certain conditions. Establishes permit fee. Creates offenses.
4/23/2017
TX HB 2557 -  Amends Regional Mobility Authority to define “Intelligent Transportation Systems” available for favorable tax treatment to include a transportation facility or system that increases truck freight efficiencies in the boundaries of an intermodal facility or hub.
4/22/2017
TX HB 1304 -  Creates a rebuttable presumption of employment status for unemployment compensation purposes and imposes penalties for misclassification.
4/21/2017
TX HB 2682 -  Modifies and updates the requirements used by the Texas Commission on Environmental Policy for ozone reduction attainment to include “Cargo Handling Equipment” under the program available for incentives.
4/20/2017
TX HB 3479 -  Establishes purchase incentive program to achieve EPA ozone reduction standards. Encourages replacing older drayage trucks and cargo handling equipment with newer equipment.
4/20/2017
TX SB 26 -  Extends purchase incentive program to include land-based equipment that transports a load to or from a seaport or rail yard. Program is available to truck and equipment owners who replace drayage trucks with pre-2007 model year engines.
4/20/2017
TX SB 1524 -  Limits local municipalities ability to place restrictions on truck weights. Increases truck weights for tractor-trailers hauling intermodal shipping containers under certain conditions. Establishes permit fee. Creates offenses.
4/20/2017

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