House Bill 654

Actions | Amendments
Last Action reassigned to Licensing, Occupations and Administrative Regulations (S)
Title AN ACT relating to misclassification of employees.
Bill Documents Bill
Bill Request Number 1742
Sponsors G. Stumbo, M. Marzian, J. Glenn, C. Hoffman, J. Jenkins, B. Yonts
Summary of Original Version Create new sections of KRS Chapter 337 to prohibit misclassification of employees as independent contractors; define contractor engaged in construction; set out factors for determining independent contractor; require Office of Workplace Standards to enforce provisions; require contractor to retain records for 3 years and to post requirements of Act at worksite; prohibit retaliation against a person who reports violations; provide an administrative remedy and civil action remedy for persons aggrieved by violations; require office to share misclassification determinations with other agencies; provide a $1,000 penalty for the first violation, and $2,500 for subsequent violations; require that repeat violators will be posted on the Internet Web site of the Office of Workplace Standards; and provide that contractors that have 2 or more violations in a 5 year period shall be disqualified from state contracts for 4 years following the latest violation.
Index Headings of Original Version Labor and Industry - Misclassification of employees, penalties provided
Personnel and Employment - Misclassification of employees, penalties provided
Wages and Hours - Misclassification of employees, penalties provided
Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
House Floor Amendment 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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02/27/08
  • introduced in House
02/28/08
  • to Labor & Industry (H)
03/04/08
  • posted in committee
03/06/08
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
03/07/08
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/10/08
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 11, 2008
03/12/08
  • floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
03/13/08
  • 3rd reading, passed 89-7 with Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1)
03/14/08
  • received in Senate
03/18/08
  • to Economic Development, Tourism & Labor (S)
03/24/08
  • taken from committee Economic Development, Tourism & Labor (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Economic Development, Tourism & Labor (S)
04/01/08
  • reassigned to Licensing, Occupations and Administrative Regulations (S)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions, make technical clarifications, provide penalty for retaliation, and reduce period of disqualification from state contract awards to two 2 years.
Index Headings Labor and Industry - Misclassification of employees, penalties provided
Personnel and Employment - Misclassification of employees, penalties provided
Wages and Hours - Misclassification of employees, penalties provided

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor G. Stumbo
Summary Retain original provisions, except amend to clarify the specific requirements for independent contractors in the construction industry, and the statute of limitations for filing a complaint or civil action for employee misclassification violations.
Index Headings Labor and Industry - Misclassification of employees, penalties provided
Personnel and Employment - Misclassification of employees, penalties provided
Wages and Hours - Misclassification of employees, penalties provided

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