SENATE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR

SENATE, No. 1915

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

213th LEGISLATURE

  ADOPTED JUNE 19, 2008

 


 

Sponsored by:

Senator PAUL A. SARLO

District 36 (Bergen, Essex and Passaic)

Senator SANDRA B. CUNNINGHAM

District 31 (Hudson)

Assemblyman NEIL M. COHEN

District 20 (Union)

Assemblyman JOSEPH V. EGAN

District 17 (Middlesex and Somerset)

Assemblyman THOMAS P. GIBLIN

District 34 (Essex and Passaic)

 

Co-Sponsored by:

Senator Ruiz and Assemblywoman Greenstein

 

 

 

 

SYNOPSIS

     Requires proof of workers’ compensation coverage with certain legally required annual reports of employers.

 

CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT

     Substitute as adopted by the Senate Labor Committee.

  

 

 

 


An Act concerning proof of workers’ compensation coverage under certain circumstances and supplementing chapter 15 of Title 34 of the Revised Statutes.

 

     Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:

 

     1. a.  Every corporation, limited partnership, limited liability company, limited liability partnership or other employer required by law to submit an annual report, shall also include valid proof of workers’ compensation coverage, if applicable, as part of the annual report.  Without the inclusion of the valid proof of coverage, the annual report is not complete for purposes of filing, the requirement to submit the annual report is not fulfilled, and all requirements concerning the failure to submit the annual report shall apply.

     b.    For the purposes of this section, valid proof of current workers' compensation coverage shall be in the form of:

     (1)  Documentation of a current order from the Commissioner of Banking and Insurance authorizing the employer to be a self-insured employer pursuant to R.S.34:15-77; or

     (2)  A letter from an insurance carrier or verification from the employer which includes the name of the carrier, insurance policy number and date of commencement of coverage under the policy.

 

     2.    This act shall take effect on the 90th day following enactment.