House Bill 397

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 03/26/20: to Economic Development, Tourism, and Labor (S)
Title AN ACT creating the Classification of Workers in the Construction Industry Task Force.
Bill Documents Current
Introduced
Bill Request Number 438
Sponsors J. Nemes, K. Bratcher, J. Blanton, A. Bowling, R. Brenda, M. Dossett, D. Elliott, R. Goforth, T. Huff, J. Sims Jr, B. Wheatley
Summary of Original Version Create new sections of KRS Chapter 337 to provide definitions; set forth determination of misclassified workers; set forth investigation process and violations; establish court remedies; require notice by an employer; grant the commissioner of the Department of Workplace Standards authority to promulgate administrative regulations; require agencies to share the information of a misclassifying employer to other interested state agencies; amend KRS 337.990 to establish penalties for violations; amend KRS 45A.145 to prohibit contractors with multiple violations from contracting with the state for five years; amend KRS 131.190 to require the Department of Revenue to provide copies of orders to three other state agencies; create a new section of KRS Chapter 341 to require the Office of Unemployment Insurance to provide copies of orders to three other state agencies; create a new section of KRS Chapter 342 to require the commissioner of the Department of Workers' Claims to provide copies to three other state agencies; state that certain sections of the bill may be cited as the Kentucky Workers Fairness Act; Sections 1 to 13, 15, and 16 EFFECTIVE January 1, 2021.
Index Headings of Original Version Effective Dates, Delayed - Worker fairmess in the construction industry, effective January 1, 2021
Labor and Industry - Misclassification of employees, construction industry
Occupations and Professions - Construction industry, misclassification of employees
Personnel and Employment - Construction industry, misclassification of employees
State Agencies - Revenue Department, Labor Cabinet, Unemployment Insurance, Workers' Claims Department, information
Unemployment Compensation - Construction industry, misclassification of employees
Wages and Hours - Construction industry, misclassification of employees
Workers' Compensation - Misclassification of employees, information sharing with other agencies
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Labor, employee misclassification
Short Titles and Popular Names - The Kentucky Workers Fairness Act
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
House Committee Amendment 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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02/06/20
  • introduced in House
02/10/20
  • to Economic Development & Workforce Investment (H)
03/10/20
  • posted in committee
03/12/20
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1) and committee amendment (1-title)
03/17/20
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/18/20
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 19, 2020
03/19/20
  • 3rd reading, passed 70-14 with Committee Substitute (1) and committee amendment (1-title)
  • received in Senate
03/26/20
  • to Economic Development, Tourism, and Labor (S)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Delete original language; create the Classification of Workers in the Construction Industry Task Force; establish membership.
Index Headings Labor and Industry - Classification of Workers in the Construction Industry Task Force, establishment of
Legislative Research Commission - Classification of Workers in the Construction Industry Task Force, establishment of
Occupations and Professions - Classification of Workers in the Construction Industry Task Force, establishment of
Personnel and Employment - Classification of Workers in the Construction Industry Task Force, establishment of
Unemployment Compensation - Classification of Workers in the Construction Industry Task Force, establishment of
Wages and Hours - Classification of Workers in the Construction Industry Task Force, establishment of
Workers' Compensation - Classification of Workers in the Construction Industry Task Force, establishment of
Task Forces, Legislative Branch - Classification of Workers in the Construction Industry Task Force, establishment of

Amendment House Committee Amendment 1
Sponsor R. Webber
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Title Amendments - HB 397

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