Workers' compensation; taxicab and executive sedan drivers. (SB897)

Introduced By

Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Workers' compensation; taxicab and executive sedan drivers. Provides that the exclusion from the definition of "employee" within the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act for taxicab or executive sedan drivers who are excluded from taxation under the Federal Unemployment Tax Act is not contingent upon whether evidence of the tax exemption is furnished to the Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission. The measure contains an emergency clause, and its provisions will be effective retroactive to December 31, 2017. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/19/2018Presented and ordered printed with emergency clause 18105041D
01/19/2018Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/25/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB897)
01/29/2018Continued to 2019 in Commerce and Labor (9-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
11/30/2018Left in Commerce and Labor