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H 3576 - Defines coaches of youth sports organizations as independent contractors

Tracking Level: Passed
Sponsor: Bruce Bannister (R)
Last Action: 5/2/2016 - Act No. 155
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

02.25.2016 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report.
02.03.2016 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Labor and Employment subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment includes language requested by the U.S. Department of Labor assuring that coaches working for non-profit sports entities impacted are contract employees not eligible for unemployment benefits.
Summary of the bill as introduced: Clarifies that certain written agreements between nonprofit youth sports organizations and coaches provide evidence that the coach is an independent contractor rather than an employee of the organization.

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