Bill Text - HB1156 (2008)

Relative to workers' compensation insurance premium calculations for certain corporation officers or limited liability company members.


Revision: Jan. 1, 2008, midnight

HB 1156 – AS INTRODUCED

2008 SESSION

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HOUSE BILL 1156

AN ACT relative to workers’ compensation insurance premium calculations for certain corporation officers or limited liability company members.

SPONSORS: Rep. Vachon, Straf 3; Rep. Hamm, Merr 4

COMMITTEE: Labor, Industrial and Rehabilitative Services

ANALYSIS

This bill clarifies workers’ compensation insurance premium calculations for certain corporation officers or limited liability company members on any construction site involving transportation or public works projects carried out by the state of New Hampshire.

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

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STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eight

AN ACT relative to workers’ compensation insurance premium calculations for certain corporation officers or limited liability company members.

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

1 Workers’ Compensation’ Exclusion Clarified. Amend RSA 281-A:18-a, I and II to read as follows:

I. Any corporation or limited liability company may elect to exclude up to 3 executive officers or members from the compulsive coverage requirements under this chapter; provided, that such exclusion shall not apply to any individual, regardless of status or title within a corporation or limited liability company, who is actively engaged in on-site work on any construction site [within the] involving transportation or public works projects being carried out by the state of New Hampshire; and provided further that the determination of premium shall be reasonably related to the portion of remuneration for on-site work.

II. The commissioner shall adopt rules under RSA 541-A relative to the filing of such an exclusion and relative to premium calculations for non-excluded individuals.

2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

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