AK HB 79

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House Committee on Rules

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Bill Text

Category

Employee Misclassification

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State

AK

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Summary

Defines independent contractor and excludes from workers||Defines independent contractor and excludes from workers' compensation coverage, and provides penalty for misclassification of employee.

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Issue

This bill, introduced at the request of the Governor to update workers' compensation law, provides a definition of independent contractor and excludes such from workers' compensation coverage. It also provides a penalty of up to $1,000 per day for misclassification of employee.

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Notes

Carries-over to 2018. Companion to SB 40.

History

01/25/2017 Introduced and referred to House Committee on Labor and Commerce.02/20/2017 Public testimony in House Committee on Labor and Commerce. 02/20/2017 Heard and held in House Committee on Labor and Commerce. 03/01/2017 Bill hearing cancelled. 03/06/2017 Heard and held in House Committee on Labor and Commerce. 03/08/2017 Hearing cancelled in House Committee on Labor and Commerce. 03/15/2017 Hearing cancelled in House Committee on Labor and Commerce. 03/17/2017 Hearing cancelled in House Committee on Labor and Commerce. 03/18/2017 Hearing cancelled in House Committee on Labor and Commerce. 03/20/2017 Heard and held in House Committee on Labor and Commerce. 03/22/2017 Hearing in House Committee on Labor and Commerce. 03/24/2017 Referred to House Committee on Judiciary. 03/31/2017 Heard and held in the House Committee on Judiciary. 04/05/2017 Heard and held in House Committee on Judiciary. 04/13/2017 Hearing in House Committee on Judiciary. 04/13/2017 Committee Substitute moved out of House Committee on Judiciary. 04/14/2017 Committee Substitute recommended for passage by House Committee on Judiciary. 04/14/2017 Referred to House Committee on Finance.