March 12, 2013





ENGROSSED

SENATE BILL No. 213

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DIGEST OF SB 213 (Updated March 12, 2013 11:36 am - DI 96)



Citations Affected: IC 22-2.

Synopsis: Employee benefits. Provides that, unless federal or state law provides otherwise, a county, city, town, or township (unit) may not establish, mandate, or otherwise require an employer to provide to an employee who is employed within the jurisdiction of the unit: (1) a benefit; (2) a term of employment; (3) a working condition; or (4) an attendance or leave policy; that exceeds the requirements of federal or state law, rules, or regulations. Provides that this prohibition does not apply to: (1) employees of a unit; (2) contracts entered into by a unit and the third party; (3) economic development incentives awarded by a unit or a redevelopment commission established by a unit; or (4) training and other qualifications established for a private provider of public health and safety services within the jurisdiction of the unit.

Effective: July 1, 2013.





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    January 7, 2013, read first time and referred to Committee on Rules and Legislative Procedure.
    February 14, 2013, amended; reported favorably _ Do Pass; reassigned to Committee on Pensions and Labor.
    February 21, 2013, reported favorably _ Do Pass.
    February 25, 2013, read second time, amended, ordered engrossed.
    February 26, 2013, engrossed. Read third time, passed. Yeas 38, nays 12.

HOUSE ACTION

    March 4, 2013, read first time and referred to Committee on Employment, Labor and Pensions.
    March 12, 2013, reported _ Do Pass.






March 12, 2013

First Regular Session 118th General Assembly (2013)


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ENGROSSED

SENATE BILL No. 213



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning labor and safety.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: IC 22-2-16; (13)ES0213.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 22-2-16 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW CHAPTER TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]:
     Chapter 16. Employee Benefits
    Sec. 1. This chapter does not apply to any of the following:
        (1) An employee of a unit.
        (2) The terms of a contract entered into by a unit and a third party.
        (3) The terms and conditions required by a unit or a redevelopment commission established by a unit for the grant or approval of:
            (A) a tax credit;
            (B) a tax deduction;
            (C) a tax abatement;
            (D) a tax exemption;
            (E) a grant;
            (F) a loan;
            (G) a loan guarantee;
            (H) financial or economic development assistance; or
            (I) another economic development incentive.
        (4) Training requirements or other qualifications established by a unit for a private ambulance service, security service, or other provider of public health and safety services within the jurisdiction of the unit.
    Sec. 2. As used in this chapter, "unit" has the meaning set forth in IC 36-1-2-23.
    Sec. 3. Unless federal or state law provides otherwise, a unit may not establish, mandate, or otherwise require an employer to provide to an employee who is employed within the jurisdiction of the unit:
        (1) a benefit;
        (2) a term of employment;
        (3) a working condition; or
        (4) an attendance or leave policy;
that exceeds the requirements of federal or state law, rules, or regulations.