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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 Yes 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
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