NJ AB 5892

Author

Shavonda Sumter
21 Mill St., Suite 5
Paterson, NJ 07501
973-925-7063

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Bill Text

Category

Employee Misclassification

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State

NJ

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Summary

Streamlines the identification of employee misclassification.

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Issue

Streamlines the identification of employee misclassification. Specifically, the bill makes misclassifying employees for the purpose of evading payment of insurance premiums a violation of the New Jersey Insurance Fraud Prevention
Act. Additionally, the bill specifies penalties for fraud when a
misclassification occurs. The bill provides additional resources to DOBI to investigate misclassification as a violation of the New Jersey Insurance Fraud Prevention Act, including consultation by the Bureau of Fraud Deterrence with the Department of Labor and Workforce Development and the authorization of the release of tax information to the Commissioner of Banking and Insurance for the purpose of insurance fraud investigations.

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Notes

Effective 1/1/2022.

History

06/09/2021 Introduced. Referred to Assembly Committee on Appropriations.
06/16/2021 Reported out of Assembly Committee on Appropriations. To second reading in Assembly.
06/21/2021 Passed Assembly.
06/21/2021 Received in the Senate without Reference. Second reading.
06/30/2021 Substituted for S3922.
06/30/2021 Passed Senate.
07/08/2021 Approved by Governor.