Introduced by Sen. John Proos R-Saint Joseph on September 16, 2015
To establish that for purposes of workers compensation insurance coverage, the owner of a business franchise rather than the franchisor is considered the sole employer of the workers for whom he or she provides a benefit plan or pays wages, except as otherwise specified in the franchise agreement, or as prohibited by law. See also Senate Bill 492. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Commerce Committee on September 16, 2015