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Legislation Affecting Sports Officials

The following table indicates which states have legislation regarding assaults on sports officials, on liability issues, and on independent contractor status of sports officials.

 

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A "Yes" indicates legislation on the books. A bill number indicates proposed legislation.

STATE ASSAULT LIABILITY INDEPENDENT
CONTRACTOR
Alabama Yes    
Alaska     Yes
Arizona      
Arkansas Yes Yes  
California Yes   Yes
Colorado      
Connecticut      
Delaware Yes Yes Yes
Florida Yes   Yes
Georgia Yes Yes Yes
Hawaii      
Idaho

Supportive
Resolution

  Yes
Illinois Yes Yes  
Indiana      
Iowa      
Kansas      
Kentucky Yes    
Louisiana Yes Yes  
Maine      
Maryland     Yes
Massachusetts   Yes  
Michigan      
Minnesota Yes, civil stat.   Yes
Mississippi   Yes  
Missouri   Yes Yes
Montana Yes   Yes
Nebraska      
Nevada Yes Yes Yes
New Hampshire      
New Jersey Yes Yes  
New Mexico Yes   Yes
New York      
North Carolina Yes    
North Dakota   Yes  
Ohio   Yes  
Oklahoma Yes    
Oregon Yes, civil stat.   Yes
Pennsylvania Yes Yes  
Rhode Island   Yes  
South Carolina Yes    
South Dakota      
Tennessee   Yes  
Texas Yes Yes  
Utah      
Vermont      
Virginia     Yes
Washington Supportive
Resolution
  Yes
West Virginia Yes    
Wisconsin      
Wyoming      
Federal   Yes  

 


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