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HB 196 (BR 1286) - S. Overly, R. Adkins, G. Brown Jr, T. Burch, W. Coursey, J. Donohue, A. Gentry, D. Keene, M. Marzian, D. Schamore, A. Scott, J. Sims Jr, W. Stone, J. Wayne, S. Westrom

     AN ACT relating to misclassification of employees in the construction industry.
     Create new sections of KRS Chapter 337 to set forth legislative findings and declarations behind employee misclassification problems; provide definitions; set forth determination of misclassified workers; set forth investigation process and violations; establish court remedies; require notice by an employer; grant commissioner 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.485 to prohibit contractors with multiple violations from contracting with the state for two years; amend KRS 131.190 to require the Department of Revenue to provide copies to three other state agencies; create a new section of KRS Chapter 341 to require the Office of Employment and Training to provide copies of orders to three other state agencies; create a new section of KRS Chapter 342 to require the commissioner to provide copies to three other state agencies.

     Feb 07, 2017 - introduced in House
     Feb 09, 2017 - to Economic Development & Workforce Investment (H)