Bill Status of SB1569 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR PAYMENT
Sen. Robert F. Martwick
| 2/26/2021||Senate||Referred to Assignments|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Independent Contractor Payment Protection Act and amends the State Finance Act. Provides that the agreed work terms between an independent contractor and a client shall be: (1) reduced to writing; (2) sufficiently detailed in describing how compensation earned and payable shall be calculated; (3) signed by the independent contractor; (4) signed by the client; and (5) kept on file by the client for a period of not less than 6 years. Provides that an independent contractor shall be paid the compensation earned in accordance with the agreed work terms not later than the last day of the month following the month in which the compensation is earned. Provides that an independent contractor may file a complaint with the Department of Labor alleging a violation of the Act. Provides for enforcement of the Act by the Department. Establishes civil and criminal penalties. Creates the Independent Contractor Compensation Theft Enforcement Fund as a special fund in the State treasury and specifies the uses of the Fund.