Workers' compensation; exclusion of certain truck owner-operators. (SB745)

Introduced By

Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake)


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


12/18/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15102550D
12/18/2014Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/27/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB745)
02/02/2015Reported from Commerce and Labor with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2015Read second time
02/05/2015Reading of amendments waived
02/05/2015Committee amendments agreed to
02/05/2015Engrossed by Senate as amended SB745E
02/05/2015Printed as engrossed 15102550D-E
02/05/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2015Passed Senate (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB745E)
02/09/2015Placed on Calendar
02/09/2015Read first time
02/09/2015Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/10/2015Reported from Commerce and Labor (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2015Read second time
02/12/2015Read third time
02/12/2015Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/12/2015VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2015Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB745ER)
02/16/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB745ER)
02/16/2015Signed by Speaker
02/19/2015Signed by President
02/20/2015Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 2/20/15
02/20/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Friday, February 27, 2015
02/26/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 13 (effective 7/1/15)
02/26/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0013)


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 40 seconds.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1806.