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HOUSE BILL NO. 229
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H0229.......................................by COMMERCE AND HUMAN RESOURCES
WORKER'S COMPENSATION - Amends existing law to provide that the employer's
grandchild or spouse of a grandchild may elect to be exempt from coverage
of worker's compensation.
02/12 House intro - 1st rdg - to printing
02/15 Rpt prt - to Com/HuRes
02/24 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg
02/25 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
02/26 3rd rdg - PASSED - 60-1-9
AYES -- Alltus, Barraclough, Barrett, Bell, Bieter, Black, Bruneel,
Callister, Chase, Clark, Crow, Cuddy, Deal, Denney, Ellsworth,
Field(13), Field(20), Gagner, Geddes, Hadley, Hammond, Hansen(23),
Henbest, Hornbeck, Jaquet, Jones, Judd, Kempton, Kendell, Kunz, Lake,
Limbaugh, Loertscher, Mader, Marley, McKague, Meyer, Montgomery,
Mortensen, Moyle, Pischner, Pomeroy, Reynolds, Ridinger, Robison,
Sali, Schaefer, Sellman, Smith, Smylie, Stevenson, Stone,
Taylor(Taylor), Tilman, Tippets, Watson, Wheeler, Williams, Wood,
NAYS -- Ringo
Absent and excused -- Boe, Campbell, Gould, Hansen(29), Kellogg,
Linford, Stoicheff, Trail, Mr Speaker
Floor Sponsor - Ridinger
Title apvd - to Senate
03/01 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to Com/HuRes
03/12 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg
03/15 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
03/16 3rd rdg - PASSED - 34-0-1
AYES--Andreason, Boatright, Branch, Bunderson, Burtenshaw, Cameron,
Crow, Danielson, Darrington, Davis, Deide, Dunklin, Frasure, Geddes,
Hawkins, Ingram, Ipsen, Keough, King, Lee, McLaughlin, Noh,
Richardson, Riggs, Risch, Sandy, Schroeder, Sorensen, Stegner,
Stennett, Thorne, Twiggs, Wheeler, Whitworth
Absent and excused--Parry
Floor Sponsor - Branch
Title apvd - to House
03/17 To enrol
03/18 Rpt enrol - Sp signed - Pres signed
03/19 To Governor
03/23 Governor signed
Session Law Chapter 214
|||| LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ||||
Fifty-fifth Legislature First Regular Session - 1999
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
HOUSE BILL NO. 229
BY COMMERCE AND HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE
1 AN ACT
2 RELATING TO WORKER'S COMPENSATION; AMENDING SECTION 72-212, IDAHO CODE, TO
3 PROVIDE THAT THE EMPLOYER'S GRANDCHILD OR SPOUSE OF A GRANDCHILD MAY ELECT
4 TO BE EXEMPT FROM COVERAGE.
5 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
6 SECTION 1. That Section 72-212, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby
7 amended to read as follows:
8 72-212. EXEMPTIONS FROM COVERAGE. None of the provisions of this law
9 shall apply to the following employments unless coverage thereof is elected as
10 provided in section 72-213, Idaho Code.
11 (1) Household domestic service.
12 (2) Casual employment.
13 (3) Employment of outworkers.
14 (4) Employment of members of an employer's family dwelling in his house-
16 (5) Employment of members of an employer's family not dwelling in his
17 household if the employer is the owner of a sole proprietorship, provided the
18 family member has filed with the commission a written declaration of his elec-
19 tion for exemption from coverage. For the purposes of this subsection, "member
20 of an employer's family" means a natural person or the spouse of a natural
21 person who is related to the employer by blood, adoption or marriage within
22 the first degree of consanguinity or a grandchild or the spouse of a
23 grandchild .
24 (6) Employment which is not carried on by the employer for the sake of
25 pecuniary gain.
26 (7) Employment as the owner of a sole proprietorship; employment of a
27 working member of a partnership or a limited liability company; employment of
28 an officer of a corporation who at all times during the period involved owns
29 not less than ten percent (10%) of all of the issued and outstanding voting
30 stock of the corporation and, if the corporation has directors, is also a
31 director thereof.
32 (8) Employment for which a rule of liability for injury, occupational
33 disease, or death is provided by the laws of the United States.
34 (9) Pilots of agricultural spraying or dusting planes. Employment as a
35 pilot of an aircraft, used to apply fertilizers and pesticides to agricultural
36 crops, when actually operating an aircraft, shall be exempt from the provi-
37 sions of the worker's compensation law, if: the employer files with, and has
38 written approval by, the industrial commission, prior to employing a pilot for
39 the purpose of engaging in the application of pesticides to agricultural crops
40 by aircraft, proof of coverage of an insurance policy that will provide to the
41 employed pilot of such aircraft while actually operating an aircraft, benefits
42 in an amount of not less than: twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) acciden-
43 tal death and dismemberment, ten thousand dollars ($10,000) medical expense
1 payments, and five hundred dollars ($500) per month disability income for a
2 minimum of forty-eight (48) months.
3 (10) Associate real estate brokers and real estate salesmen. Service per-
4 formed by an individual for a real estate broker as an associate real estate
5 broker or as a real estate salesman, if all such service performed by such
6 individual for such person is performed for remuneration solely by way of com-
8 (11) Volunteer ski patrollers.
9 (12) Officials of athletic contests involving secondary schools, as
10 defined in section 33-119, Idaho Code.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
The purpose of this legislation is to add additional family members
to the definition of "members of an employer's family". This
legislation applies to sole proprietor's family members who elect
exemption from Workers' Compensation coverage.
No Fiscal Impact
CONTACT: Representative Tim Ridinger
208 332 1000
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/ FISCAL NOTE Bill No. H 229