KY HB 196

Author

Sannie Overly
340 Main St
Paris, KY 40361
502-564-8100
sannie.overly@lrc.ky.gov
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Bill Text

Category

Employee Misclassification

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State

KY

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Summary

Concerns misclassification of employees, particularly in the construction industry.

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Issue

This bill sets forth legislative findings and declarations behind employee misclassification problems; provides definitions; sets forth determination of misclassified workers; sets forth investigation process and violations; establishes court remedies; requires notice by an employer; grants commissioner authority to promulgate administrative regulations; requires agencies to share the information of a misclassifying employer to other interested state agencies; establishes penalties for violations; prohibits contractors with multiple violations from contracting with the state for two years; requires the Department of Revenue to provide copies to three other state agencies; requires the Office of Employment and Training to provide copies of orders to three other state agencies; requires the commissioner to provide copies to three other state agencies.

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Notes

Died upon adjournment.

History

02/07/2017 Introduced in House.
02/09/2017 Referred to House Committee on Economic Development.