2019 Idaho Code
Title 72 - WORKER'S COMPENSATION AND RELATED LAWS -- INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION
Chapter 3 - SECURITY FOR COMPENSATION
Section 72-328 - COLLECTION OF DELINQUENT ASSESSMENTS — DUTY OF ATTORNEY GENERAL — PENALTIES.

Universal Citation: ID Code § 72-328 (2019)

72-328. COLLECTION OF DELINQUENT ASSESSMENTS — DUTY OF ATTORNEY GENERAL — PENALTIES. (1) If any responsible entity or person required to make payment of an assessment as provided in this act shall fail to make full payment on or before ten (10) days following the time period specified in section 72-327, Idaho Code, for payment of the assessment, it shall be the duty of the attorney general to bring a civil action in the name of the state in the proper court to collect the amount of the assessment due. Any amount of assessment collected by the attorney general shall be deposited in the industrial special indemnity fund.

(2) Any responsible entity or person who is in default for ten (10) or more days in the payment of the assessment as set forth in this act shall be liable for a penalty for every ten (10) day period or any part thereof during which such failure continues. The penalty shall be in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the amount originally due. It shall be the duty of the attorney general to bring a civil action in the name of the state in the proper court to collect the amount of the penalty herein provided in addition to any unpaid assessment. Any amount of penalty and assessment collected by the attorney general shall be deposited in the industrial special indemnity fund.

(3) Any responsible surety or person who shall willfully misrepresent the amount of total gross indemnity benefits paid under the provisions of this act shall be liable to the state for a penalty in an amount ten (10) times the difference between the payments made and the amounts that should have been paid had such misrepresentation not been made. It shall be the duty of the attorney general to bring a civil action in the name of the state in the proper court to collect the amount of the penalty herein provided in addition to any unpaid assessment. Any amount of penalty and assessment collected by the attorney general shall be deposited in the industrial special indemnity fund.

History:

[72-328, added 1997, ch. 206, sec. 4, p. 623.]

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