Workers' compensation; exclusion of certain truck owner-operators. (HB1806)

Introduced By

Del. Ron Villanueva (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Workers' compensation; exclusion of certain truck owner-operators. Excludes any owner-operator of a motor vehicle that is leased with or to a common or contract carrier in the trucking industry from the definition of an employee for purposes of the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act, if certain conditions establish that the owner-operator is an independent contractor. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/13/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15102746D
01/13/2015Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/27/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1806)
01/29/2015Reported from Commerce and Labor with amendments (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2015Read first time
02/03/2015Read second time
02/03/2015Committee amendments agreed to
02/03/2015Engrossed by House as amended HB1806E
02/03/2015Printed as engrossed 15102746D-E
02/04/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1806E)
02/04/2015Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/04/2015VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2015Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2015Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/07/2015Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2015Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/16/2015Reported from Commerce and Labor (11-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2015Read third time
02/19/2015Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2015Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1806ER)
02/24/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1806ER)
02/25/2015Signed by Speaker
02/26/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015
02/26/2015Signed by President
02/26/2015Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/26/15
02/26/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/23/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 447 (effective 7/1/15)
03/23/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0447)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 50 seconds.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB745.