H.B. No. 0244
Unemployment insurance amendments.
Sponsored By: Representative(s) Connolly and Senator(s) Hastert
AN ACT relating to unemployment insurance; authorizing compensation for persons unemployed due to specified compelling family circumstances; removing limitations on benefits for persons unemployed because of a spouse's employment transfer; amending the period for which extended benefits are payable; providing an alternative base period for determination of benefits periods; providing a training extension benefit for certain permanently laid off workers; and providing for effective dates.
1/27/2011 Bill Number Assigned
1/28/2011 H Received for Introduction
1/28/2011 H Introduced and Referred to H09
2/4/2011 H09 Recommended Amend and Do Pass
Ayes: Representative(s) Byrd, Greear, Moniz, Zwonitzer, Dn. and Zwonitzer, Dv.
Nays: Representative(s) Kasperik, Lockhart and Stubson
Excused: Representative(s) Roscoe
Ayes 5 Nays 3 Excused 1 Absent 0 Conflicts 0
2/4/2011 H Placed on General File
2/4/2011 H Rereferred to H02
2/7/2011 H02 Recommended Amend and Do Pass
Ayes 7 Nays 0 Excused 0 Absent 0 Conflicts 0
2/7/2011 H Placed on General File
Page 1-line 1 Delete "authorizing".
Page 1-lines 2 through 4 Delete entirely.
Page 1-line 5 Delete "employment transfer;".
Page 1-line 8 After ";" insert "requiring a report;".
Page 2-line 22 After "employment" delete balance of line.
Page 2-line 23 Delete the line through "employment".
Page 3-line 17 Delete ", 27‑3‑311(a)(i)(C) and (D)," insert "and".
Page 3-line 18 Delete "and".
Page 3-line 19 Delete entirely.
Page 3-line 20 Delete "through (xii)".
Page 5-lines 13 through 22 Delete entirely.
Page 6-lines 1 through 24 Delete entirely.
Page 7-lines 2 through 24 Delete entirely.
Page 15-lines 1 through 22 Delete entirely.
Page 16-lines 1 and 2 Delete entirely.
Page 16-After line 2 Insert:
"Section 3. The department of employment shall submit a report to the joint minerals, business and economic development interim committee by December 15, 2011 specifying the effects of this act on unemployment insurance programs.".
Page 16-line 4 Delete "3" insert "4". STUBSON, VICE-CHAIRMAN
Page 16-After line 2 Delete the first standing committee amendment (HB0244HS001/A) to this line and insert:
"Section 3. The department of employment shall submit a report to the joint minerals, business and economic development and joint appropriations interim committees by December 1, 2011 specifying the effects of this act on unemployment insurance programs.". BERGER, CHAIRMAN
2/7/2011 H Failed CoW; Indef Postponed
Ayes: Representative(s) Barbuto, Berger, Blake, Blikre, Botten, Burkhart, Byrd, Campbell, Connolly, Craft, Esquibel, K., Freeman, Goggles, Greear, Greene, Harshman, Krone, McOmie, Patton, Petroff, Roscoe, Steward, Throne, Vranish and Zwonitzer, Dn.
Nays: Representative(s) Bonner, Brechtel, Brown, Buchanan, Cannady, Childers, Davison, Edmonds, Eklund, Gay, Gingery, Harvey, Hunt, Illoway, Jaggi, Kasperik, Kroeker, Lockhart, Loucks, Lubnau, Madden, McKim, Miller, Moniz, Nicholas, B., Peasley, Pederson, Petersen, Quarberg, Semlek, Stubson, Teeters, Wallis and Zwonitzer, Dv.
Excused: Representative(s) Shepperson
Ayes 25 Nays 34 Excused 1 Absent 0 Conflicts 0