97-S 344A
Effective Without the Governor's Signature
Jul. 8, 1997


It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows

SECTION 1. Chapter 5-7 of the general laws entitled "Employment Agencies" is hereby amended by adding thereto the following section:

{ADD 5-7-3. Bond to payroll and other taxes. -- ADD} {ADD It shall be unlawful for anyone to establish or keep an intelligence or employment office pursuant to this chapter without giving a bond to the board of police commissioners or other issuing authority in the amount of ten thousand dollars ($10,000.00) with surety for payroll and other taxes. _Any temporary employment service, defined for the purposes of this chapter as an organization that hires its own employees and assigns them to clients to support or supplement the client's work force in work situations including but not limited to employee absences, temporary skill shortages, seasonal workloads and special assignments and projects, that have been certified by the division of taxation for at least two (2) years as of the date of passage of this act shall be exempt from the bonding requirements of this section. The provisions of this section shall apply only to those employment service organizations that generate a payroll, and shall not apply to so-called "permanent" employment agencies. ADD}

SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon passage.

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