To consider SB 963, HB 566, HB 1001 and HB 1469

Senate Labor & Industry Committee

Tuesday, January 23, 2017 | 10:00 a.m.

Room 461


Senate Bill 963 (Ward) – Amends the Workers’ Compensation Act to reestablish the Impairment Rating Evaluation process.

House Bill 566 (Santora) – Provides for suspension of performance if payment is not received by a contractor or a subcontractor in accordance with the terms of a construction contract if specific written notifications occur. Provides for prompt payment of contractors and subcontractors.

House Bill 1001 (Helm) – Establishes the Home Inspector Licensing Board; establishes requirements for becoming a licensed home inspector; establishes requirements for home inspection contracts and home inspection reports.

House Bill 1469 (Heffley) – Allows building permit applicants to use an alternative third-party agency in municipalities that have one third-party agency enforcing the Uniform Construction Code, provided the alternative TPA remits a surcharge to the municipality. Requires written notice of options on building permit applications. Establishes a process for the Department of Labor & Industry to investigate and remedy complaints about code officials.

Amendment A04452 (Laughlin)

To consider the nomination of W. Gerard Oleksiak as Secretary of the Department of Labor and Industry