Senate Bill 250

Last Action 03/05/20: to Economic Development, Tourism, and Labor (S)
Title AN ACT relating to protection for entrepreneurs and workers.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 1688
Sponsors P. Wheeler, M. Nemes
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 336.010 to add definitions of "contractor," "person," "prime contractor," and "subcontractor"; amend KRS 336.040 to give authority to the Labor Cabinet for purposes of determining if a person is an employee or an independent contractor; provide the procedure for the determination; create a new section of KRS Chapter 336 to provide the elements for determining if someone is an independent contractor; limit prime contractor liability and eliminate employee benefits and wages for independent contractors; require the cabinet to notify certain governmental agencies that employee misclassification has occurred; amend KRS 336.050 to require the secretary of the Labor Cabinet to develop a training program to educate entrepreneurs and the public about classification of employees to begin no later than July 1, 2021; amend KRS 336.990 to add penalties for the misclassification of employees; Sections 1, 3 and 5 EFFECTIVE January 1, 2022.
Index Headings of Original Version Effective Dates, Delayed - Worker classification, January 1, 2022
Labor and Industry - Misclassification of employees, independent contractors
Occupations and Professions - Independent contractor, misclassification of employees
Personnel and Employment - independent contractor, misclassification of employees
State Agencies - Revenue Department, Labor Cabinet, Unemployment Insurance, Workers' Claims Department, information
Unemployment Compensation - Independent contractor, misclassification of employees
Wages and Hours - Independent contractor, misclassification of employees
Workers' Compensation - Misclassification of employees, information sharing with other agencies
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Labor, employee misclassification


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