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CS/CS/HB 7005: Unemployment Compensation

GENERAL BILL by Economic Affairs Committee ; Finance and Tax Committee ; Economic Development and Tourism Subcommittee ; Holder ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Adkins ; Gaetz ; Mayfield

Unemployment Compensation; Increases number of employer payroll service providers who qualify for access to unemployment tax information; revises provisions relating to statutory construction; requires that individual claiming benefits report certain information & participate in initial skills review; provides exceptions; clarifies "good cause" for voluntarily leaving employment; disqualifies certain person for benefits; revises number of available weeks of unemployment benefits available, etc. APPROPRIATION: $261,500.00

Effective Date: June 27, 2011 except as otherwise provided
Last Action: 6/28/2011 - Chapter No. 2011-235, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 2156 (Ch. 2011-142)
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/10/2011 House • Filed
• Referred to Finance and Tax Committee; Economic Affairs Committee -HJ 143
• On Committee agenda-- Finance and Tax Committee, 02/17/11, 1:00 pm, Morris Hall
2/17/2011 House • CS by Finance and Tax Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 8 -HJ 150
2/18/2011 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• Now in Economic Affairs Committee -HJ 149
• On Committee agenda-- Economic Affairs Committee, 02/25/11, 9:00 am, Reed Hall
2/25/2011 House • CS/CS by- Economic Affairs Committee; YEAS 12 NAYS 5 -HJ 152
2/28/2011 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
3/4/2011 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 149
3/8/2011 House • Introduced -HJ 142
3/7/2011 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/09/11
3/8/2011 House • CS by Finance and Tax Committee read 1st time -HJ 148
• CS/CS by Economic Affairs Committee read 1st time -HJ 148
3/9/2011 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 180
• Amendment(s) failed (319751, 369945) -HJ 180
• Amendment(s) adopted (465853, 738347) -HJ 181
• Amendment(s) ruled out of order (956043) -HJ 182
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/10/2011 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 202
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 81 NAYS 38 -HJ 203
3/15/2011 Senate • In Messages
5/3/2011 Senate • Received -SJ 782
• Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Judiciary -SJ 782
• Withdrawn from Commerce and Tourism; Judiciary -SJ 758
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Substituted for CS/CS/SB 728 -SJ 758
• Read 2nd time -SJ 758
• Amendment(s) adopted (336278) -SJ 759
• Read 3rd time -SJ 768
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 29 NAYS 10 -SJ 768
5/3/2011 House • In returning messages
5/4/2011 House • Amendment(s) to Senate amendment(s) adopted (396855, 437127, 700945, 945287) -HJ 1161
• Amendment(s) to Senate amendment(s) failed (180191, 535193) -HJ 1161
• Concurred in Senate amendment(s) as amended (336278) -HJ 1152, 1162
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 86 NAYS 31 -HJ 1162
5/4/2011 Senate • In returning messages
5/6/2011 Senate • Concurred in 2 amendment(s) (437127, 700945) -SJ 1196, 1197
• Refused to concur in 1 amendment(s) (945287) -SJ 1197
• Concurred in House amendment(s) as amended (635592) -SJ 1197
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 27 NAYS 11 -SJ 1197
5/6/2011 House • In returning messages
• Concurred in amendment(s) -HJ 1394
• Receded from amendment(s) -HJ 1394
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 80 NAYS 38 -HJ 1394
• Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -HJ 1394
6/13/2011 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/27/2011 • Approved by Governor
6/28/2011 • Chapter No. 2011-235, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 2156 (Ch. 2011-142)