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34 bills introduced to amend AB 5

34 bills introduced to amend AB 5

In addition to Assemblywoman Gonzalez’s AB 1850, discussed in last week’s Legislative Bulletin, legislators have introduced 34 bills intended to fix problems with AB 5 this session.

Below is a list and brief description of all the AB 5 clean-up bills.

Assembly (20)

AB 1850, by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) recasts Labor Code Sec. 2750.3.

AB 1925, by Assemblyman Jay Obernolte (R-Big Bear Lake) creates small business exemption to AB 5, and would allow small businesses to be governed by the Borello test.

AB 1928 by Assemblyman Kevin Kiley (R-Rocklin) would repeal the ABC Test in AB 5 and codify the Borello test.

AB 2457 by Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez (R-Lake Elsinore) exempts individuals who are licensed pharmacists.

AB 2458 by Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez (R-Lake Elsinore) exempts individuals working as physical therapists.

AB 2465 by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) recasts and reorganizes the exemptions for a person licensed as an esthetician, electrologist, manicurist, barber, or cosmetologist.

AB 2489 by Assemblyman Steven Choi (R-Irvine) — prohibits franchisees from being deemed employees of a franchisor.

AB 2497 by Assemblyman Frank Bigelow (R- O’Neals) — spot bill (but refers to transportation network companies).

AB 2572 by Assemblywoman Megan Dahle (R-Bieber) — exempts licensed timber operators and registered professional foresters.

AB 2793 by Assemblyman Devon Mathis (R-Visalia) — exempts individuals providing services as a licensed marriage and family therapist.

AB 2794 by Assemblyman Devon Mathis (R-Visalia) — exempts health facilities which contract with companies that employ health care providers who provide services to patients at those facilities.

AB 2796 by Assemblyman Vince Fong (R-Bakersfield) — makes permanent the newspaper carriers’ exemption.

AB 2822 by Assemblywoman Marie Waldron (R-Escondido) — exempts transportation network companies.

AB 2823 by Assemblywoman Marie Waldron (R-Escondido)– exempts an individual who holds an active license from the State of California and is practicing as a land surveyor, landscape architect, geologist, or geophysicist and to include an individual who is a construction manager or planner.

AB 2979 by Assemblyman Randy Voepel (R-Santee) — exempts interpreters and translators.

AB 3136 by Assemblyman Randy Voepel (R-Santee) — exempts certified shorthand reporters.

AB 3185 by Assemblyman Tom Lackey (R-Palmdale) — exempts individuals providing services as a referee or umpire for an independent youth sports organization.

AB 3281 by Assemblyman Bill Brough (R-Dana Point) — modifies business-to-business exemption.

ACA 19 by Assemblyman Kevin Kiley (R-Rocklin) — requires determination based upon Borello test.

Senate (14)

SB 806 by Senator Shannon Grove (R-Bakersfield) — The bill would establish a new test governing the relationship of employer and employees.

SB 867 by Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) — makes newspaper carriers’ exemption permanent.

SB 868 by Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel)- exempts all freelance journalists.

SB 875 by Senator Shannon Grove (R-Bakersfield) — exempts court interpreters and translators.

SB 881 by Senator Brian Jones — exempts musicians.

SB 900 by Senator Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo) — spot bill.

SB 963 by Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga) — exempts referees and umpires for youth sports.

SB 965 by Senator Jim Nielsen (R-Red Bluff) — exempts companies that employ health care providers who provide services to patients at those facilities.

SB 966 by Senator Jim Nielsen (R-Red Bluff) — exempts licensed pharmacists.

SB 967 by Senator Andreas Borgeas (R-Fresno) — prohibits franchisees from being deemed employees of a franchisor.

SB 975 by Senator Brian Dahle (R-exempts licensed timber operators and registered professional foresters.

SB 990 by Senator John Moorlach (R-Costa Mesa) — exempts transportation network companies.

SB 1039 by Senator Cathleen Galgiani (D-Stockton) — states intent of the Legislature to develop a modern policy framework that facilitates independent work for those who voluntarily choose it by creating a third classification of workers.

SB 1236 by Senator Henry Stern (D-Canoga Park) — spot bill.

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