AK SB 40

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Senate 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 HB 79.

History

01/25/2017 Introduced and referred to Senate Committee on Commerce and Labor.
02/14/2017 Scheduled for hearing in the Senate Committee on Commerce and Labor but not heard.
02/28/2017 Heard and held in Senate Committee on Commerce and Labor.