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2008 House Bill 654: Prohibit misclassification of employees
Introduced by Rep. Greg Stumbo (D) on February 27, 2008 To prohibit employer misclassification of employees as independent contractors and impose penalties.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Labor and Industry Committee on February 28, 2008
Reported in the House on March 6, 2008 Favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar.
Substitute offered in the House on March 6, 2008 To provide a penalty for retaliation and reduce period of disqualification from state contract awards to two years.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on March 13, 2008 To provide a penalty for retaliation and reduce period of disqualification from state contract awards to two years.
Amendment offered by Rep. Greg Stumbo (D) on March 12, 2008 To clarify the specific requirements for independent contractors in the construction industry and the statute of limitations for filing a complaint or civil action for employee misclassification violations.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on March 13, 2008 To clarify the specific requirements for independent contractors in the construction industry and the statute of limitations for filing a complaint or civil action for employee misclassification violations.
Passed 89 to 7 in the House (see names) on March 13, 2008 (same description)
To prohibit employer misclassification of employees as independent contractors and impose penalties.
Received in the Senate on March 14, 2008
Referred to the Senate Economic Development, Tourism & Labor Committee on March 18, 2008
Referred to the Senate Licensing, Occupations & Administrative Regulations Committee on April 1, 2008

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