Bill Text: CT HB06151 | 2013 | General Assembly | Introduced

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Bill Title: An Act Concerning Certain Operators Of Motor Vehicles And Eligibility For Unemployment Benefits.

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Passed) 2013-06-24 - Signed by the Governor [HB06151 Detail]

Download: Connecticut-2013-HB06151-Introduced.html

General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 6151

 

January Session, 2013

 

LCO No. 2345

   

Referred to Committee on LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. BECKER, 19th Dist.

REP. SAYERS, 60th Dist.

SEN. KISSEL, 7th Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING CERTAIN OPERATORS OF MOTOR VEHICLES AND ELIGIBILITY FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That subdivision (5) of subsection (a) of section 31-222 of the general statutes be amended to include owner/operators of motor vehicles with a minimum gross vehicle weight of ten thousand pounds and who transport property, at least in part, in interstate commerce among the enumerated types of service or employment that are expressly excluded from the provisions of chapter 567 of the general statutes.

Statement of Purpose:

To create an exception in the workers' compensation statutes for owner/operators of motor vehicles with a minimum gross vehicle weight of ten thousand pounds and who transport property, at least in part, in interstate commerce thereby enabling Connecticut-based trucking businesses to better compete with national competitors.

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