Bill Summary for H 532 (2015-2016)
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AN ACT TO REPEAL G.S. 97-19.1 CONCERNING THE STATUS OF TRUCK DRIVERS AS EMPLOYEES OR INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS FOR PURPOSES OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION ACT.Intro. by McGrady, Jeter, West, Fisher.
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Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 2nd edition.
Deletes the provisions of the previous edition and replaces it with the following.
Repeals GS 97-19.1, which among its provisions, allowed an individual in the interstate or intrastate carrier industry who operates a truck, tractor, or truck tractor trailer licensed by a governmental motor vehicle regulatory agency to be an employee or an independent contractor and made any contractor contracting with an individual in the interstate or intrastate carrier industry who operates a truck, tractor, or truck tractor trailer licensed by the US Department of Transportation and who has not secured the payment of compensation in the manner provided for employers in GS 97-93 for himself and for his employees and subcontractors be liable for the payment of compensation and other benefits on account of the injury or death of the independent contractor and his employees or subcontractors due to an accident arising out of and in the course of the performance of the work covered by such contract.
Changes the act's titles.