|03/01/22: to Committee on Committees (H)
|AN ACT relating to occupational health and safety.
|Bill Request Number
|Summary of Original Version
|Amend KRS 338.991 to increase the civil penalties for employers who have violated any provision of KRS Chapter 338, received a citation for a violation of the requirements of KRS Chapter 338, or failed to correct a violation for which a citation has been issued; require the secretary for the Labor Cabinet to annually adjust the maximum civil penalties beginning in 2022 by the percentage increase, if any, in the United State Average Consumer Price Index for all Urban Customers (CPI-U); direct the secretary to begin a three year phase-in for penalty adjustments beginning August 1, 2022.
|Index Headings of Original Version
Labor and Industry - Occupational health and safety of employees, violation penalties, increase
Occupational Safety and Health - Employer violation penalties, increase
Safety - Occupational health and safety of employees, violation penalties, increase
Small Business - Occupational health and safety of employees, violation penalties, increase
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