DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
False statements to state agencies. Provides that a person 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 who misclassifies a person as an independent contractor for the sole or primary purpose of avoiding the worker's compensation law commits a Class A misdemeanor. Provides that a person who makes a false representation that an employee is an independent contractor to avoid liability under the unemployment compensation law commits a Class C misdemeanor. Makes technical corrections. Makes conforming amendments.