Legislative Update - Senate Business, Professions & Industrial Relations Committee

AB 878 (Berryhill): This bill would require that a workers' compensation insurer report to the Contractors State License Board when a licensee's insurance is cancelled due to failure to pay the premium, failure to report payroll, material misrepresentation by the policy holder, or failure to cooperate with the insurer in a claim investigation.  The bill states that willful or deliberate disregard and violations of workers' compensation insurance laws constitutes a cause for disciplinary action.

This bill passed with a vote of 9-0.