Introduced by Sen. Howard Walker (R) on June 12, 2013, to not consider certain oil, gas and mineral extraction contract negotiators (“landmen”) who are independent contractors to be “employees” of an energy or mining company for purposes of assessing unemployment insurance payroll taxes.
Referred to the Senate Reforms, Restructuring and Reinventing Committee on June 12, 2013.
Reported in the Senate on October 3, 2013, with the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on October 9, 2013. The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on October 9, 2013.