Bill Amendment: FL S1194 | 2021 | Regular Session

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Bill Title: Transportation

Status: 2021-04-28 - Message sent to senate [S1194 Detail]

Download: Florida-2021-S1194-Senate_Floor_Amendment_598174.html
       Florida Senate - 2021                          SENATOR AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for CS for CS for SB 1194
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              

       Senator Brandes moved the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Between lines 215 and 216
    4  insert:
    5         Section 4. Subsection (14) is added to section 316.302,
    6  Florida Statutes, to read:
    7         316.302 Commercial motor vehicles; safety regulations;
    8  transporters and shippers of hazardous materials; enforcement.—
    9         (14)(a)The deployment, implementation, or use of a motor
   10  carrier safety improvement by or as required by a motor carrier
   11  or its related entity or a third party, including by contract,
   12  may not be considered when evaluating an individual’s status as
   13  an employee or independent contractor or as a jointly employed
   14  employee under any state law.
   15         (b)For purposes of this subsection, the term “motor
   16  carrier safety improvement means any device, equipment,
   17  software, technology, procedure, training, policy, program, or
   18  operational practice intended and primarily used to improve or
   19  facilitate:
   20         1.Compliance with traffic safety or motor carrier safety
   21  laws;
   22         2.Safety of a motor vehicle;
   23         3.Safety of the operator of a motor vehicle; or
   24         4.Safety of third-party users of public roadways.
   26  ================= T I T L E  A M E N D M E N T ================
   27  And the title is amended as follows:
   28         Delete line 23
   29  and insert:
   30         flashing lights; amending s. 316.302, F.S.;
   31         prohibiting the consideration of the deployment,
   32         implementation, or use of a motor carrier safety
   33         improvement when evaluating an individual’s status as
   34         an employee or independent contractor or as a jointly
   35         employed employee; defining the term “motor carrier
   36         safety improvement”; amending s. 318.18, F.S.;
   37         providing