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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1782         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1391

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

F. Jay Barrows

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act relative to independent contractors.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

F. Jay Barrows

1st Bristol


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1782        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1391

By Mr. F.  Jay Barrows of Mansfield, petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 01391) of F.  Jay Barrows relative to the definition of certain independent contractors as employees. Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development.


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to independent contractors.
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              Section 1.

              Chapter 149 Section 148B is hereby amended by adding at the end of the paragraph the following:-

              (f) For the purposes of this chapter and chapter 151 an individual performing any service shall be defined as an employee unless said employee satisfies the requirements of this section or satisfies the requirements of any other definition of an employee which is recognized by any agency or department of the Commonwealth.

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