AK SB 40
Defines independent contractor and excludes from workers||Defines independent contractor and excludes from workers' compensation coverage, and provides penalty for misclassification of employee.
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.
Carries-over to 2018. Companion to HB 79.
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.