The Senate Committee on Rules and Legislative Procedure, to which was referred Senate Bill No. 213, has had the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the Senate with the recommendation that said bill be AMENDED as follows:
Delete the title and insert the following:
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning labor and safety.
Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert the following:
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 an employee of a 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.
(Reference is to SB 213 as introduced.)
and when so amended that said bill be reassigned to the Senate Committee on Pensions and Labor.