IN SB0257 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 10-4)
Status: Engrossed on February 16 2021 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2021-03-16 - Representative Olthoff added as cosponsor
Pending: House Rules and Legislative Procedures Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Amended) [PDF]


Employee misclassification. Requires the department of state revenue, the state department of labor, the worker's compensation board of Indiana, and the department of workforce development to report before November 1 of each year for three years, beginning November 1, 2021, to the interim study committee on employment and labor for the immediately preceding state fiscal year: (1) the number of employers that each department or the board determined during the immediately preceding state fiscal year improperly classified at least one worker as an independent contractor; (2) the total number of improperly classified workers employed by those employers; (3) the department's or board's calculation of actual revenue not collected or the additional costs to the state that the department or board attributes to the improperly classified workers; (4) the amount of the penalties and interest assessed against those employers by each department or the board, and the amount of the penalties and interest assessed that has been collected; and (5) the classification criteria used by the department to classify workers. Requires that the reports include only information in the form of aggregate statistics and not include information that can be used to identify specific employers or workers.

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Employee misclassification.


Roll Calls

2021-02-15 - Senate - Senate - Third reading (Y: 46 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 4) [PASS]
2021-02-09 - Senate - Senate - Committee Vote (Y: 13 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-03-16HouseRepresentative Olthoff added as cosponsor
2021-03-04HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Rules and Legislative Procedures
2021-02-16SenateReferred to the House
2021-02-15SenateSenators Taylor G, Melton, Lanane, Yoder added as coauthors
2021-02-15SenateSenators Qaddoura, Tallian, Ford J.D. added as coauthors
2021-02-15SenateSenator Bohacek added as third author
2021-02-15SenateCosponsors: Representatives Hatfield and Bauer M
2021-02-15SenateHouse sponsor: Representative Karickhoff
2021-02-15SenateThird reading: passed; Roll Call 109: yeas 46, nays 0
2021-02-11SenateSecond reading: ordered engrossed
2021-02-09SenateCommittee report: do pass, adopted
2021-01-28SenateSenator Holdman added as second author
2021-01-11SenateFirst reading: referred to Committee on Tax and Fiscal Policy
2021-01-11SenateAuthored by Senator Niezgodski

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