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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 the 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 the unemployment compensation law commits a Class C misdemeanor. Makes technical corrections. Makes conforming amendments.