S. 3786 (111th): Fair Playing Field Act of 2010


Sep 15, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 15, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Kerry

Senator from Massachusetts



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Last Updated: Sep 15, 2010
Length: 17 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permit the Secretary of the Treasury to issue prospective guidance clarifying the employment status of individuals for purposes of employment taxes and to prevent retroactive assessments with respect to such clarifications.

Summary (CRS)

9/15/2010--Introduced.Fair Playing Field Act of 2010 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the classification of workers for employment tax purposes, to:(1) repeal the prohibition against issuance of ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 15, 2010

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3786”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


19 cosponsors (18D, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 2145 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 1, 2012

H.R. 6128 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 15, 2010

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