DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
False statements to state agencies. Provides that an employee who knowingly or intentionally makes a false statement of independent contractor status to the department of state revenue commits a Class D felony. Provides that an employer or employee shall not classify an employee as an independent contractor for the sole or primary purpose of avoiding worker's compensation law, and that a violation is a Class A infraction. Provides that a person who makes a false representation that an employee is an independent contractor for the purpose of avoiding unemployment compensation law commits a Class C misdemeanor. Makes technical corrections. Makes conforming amendments.