Florida Senate - 2018 SB 1098 By Senator Thurston 33-01465-18 20181098__ 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to employee leasing companies; 3 amending s. 468.525, F.S.; revising requirements 4 relating to employee leasing company contractual 5 arrangements with client companies; amending s. 6 468.535, F.S.; authorizing the Department of Business 7 and Professional Regulation to make investigations, 8 audits, or reviews of an employee leasing company at 9 the request of a client company; providing an 10 effective date. 11 12 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 13 14 Section 1. Paragraphs (g), (h), (i), and (j) are added to 15 subsection (4) of section 468.525, Florida Statutes, to read: 16 468.525 License requirements.— 17 (4) The employee leasing company’s contractual arrangements 18 with its client companies shall satisfy the following 19 conditions, whereby the leasing company: 20 (g) Provides all information pertaining to a client 21 company’s business, including, but not limited to, actual 22 coverage under its workers’ compensation policy, loss run 23 history, and actual dates of coverage within 7 days after a 24 request for such information by the client company or the 25 company’s insurance provider. 26 (h) Does not hinder a client company from conducting 27 business or providing employment and placement for employees. 28 (i) Provides notice to, or obtains the consent of, the 29 client company before terminating an employee. 30 (j) Provides the client company with any and all documents 31 requested by the client upon the termination of a client 32 company’s contractual arrangement by the employee leasing 33 company. 34 Section 2. Present subsection (2) of section 468.535, 35 Florida Statutes, is redesignated as subsection (3), and a new 36 subsection (2) is added to that section, to read: 37 468.535 Investigations; audits; review.— 38 (2) The department may make investigations, audits, or 39 reviews of an employee leasing company at the request of a 40 client company. 41 Section 3. This act shall take effect July 1, 2018.