HB 392 (BR 1700) - S. Overly
AN ACT relating to misclassification of employees in the construction industry.
Create new sections of KRS Chapter 337 to prohibit misclassification of employees in the construction industry; define contractor, construction. and other terms; presume employee status unless certain factors are met; establish factors for determining independent contractor; require Office of Workplace Standards to administer; require posting of requirements and retention of records for 3 years; provide administrative or civil remedy; amend KRS 337.990 to impose penalties of $1,000 to $5,000 for violations; amend KRS 45A.485 to require debarment for 2 years from state contracts for repeat violations.
HB 392 - AMENDMENTS
HFA (1, B. Farmer) - Amend to include persons with state contracts in definition of contractor.
HFA (2/Title, B. Farmer) - Make title amendment.
HFA (3, S. Brinkman) - Require employers to prohibit the misclassification of all types employees.
Feb 10-introduced in House
Feb 11-to Labor & Industry (H); posting waived
Feb 26-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
Feb 27-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 2, 2009
Mar 2-floor amendments (1) and (2-title) filed
Mar 3-floor amendment (3) filed ; 3rd reading, passed 74-26
Mar 4-received in Senate
Mar 6-to Licensing, Occupations & Administrative Regulations (S)