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HB 1493: Reemployment Assistance


Reemployment Assistance; Defines "alternative base period" & revising definition of term "high quarter" for purposes of Reemployment Assistance Program; revises requirements for reemployment assistance benefits eligibility; prohibits DEO from denying person reemployment assistance on basis of pregnancy; requires alternative base period to be used when calculating wages in determining qualification for reemployment assistance benefits; requires DEO to contact individual's employer if certain wage information is unavailable; revises weekly benefit amounts; increases caps on total benefit amounts; increases duration of benefits.

Effective Date: 7/1/2023
Last Action: 5/5/2023 House - Died in Regulatory Reform & Economic Development Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    3/6/2023 House • Filed
    3/7/2023 House • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
    3/9/2023 House • Referred to Regulatory Reform & Economic Development Subcommittee
    • Referred to Infrastructure & Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee
    • Referred to Commerce Committee
    • Now in Regulatory Reform & Economic Development Subcommittee
    5/5/2023 House • Died in Regulatory Reform & Economic Development Subcommittee

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  • HB 1493, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/6/2023 at 10:07 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1518 Reemployment Assistance Pizzo Similar Last Action: 5/5/2023 S Died in Commerce and Tourism

    Citations - Statutes (9)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    215.425 Extra compensation claims prohibited; bonuses; severance pay. Page 9 (pdf)
    443.036 Definitions. Page 2 (pdf)
    443.041 Waiver of rights; fees; privileged communications. Page 22 (pdf)
    443.091 Benefit eligibility conditions. Page 3 (pdf)
    443.092 Page 6 (pdf)
    443.111 Payment of benefits. Page 6 (pdf)
    443.1116 Short-time compensation. Page 22 (pdf)
    443.1216 Employment. Page 10 (pdf)
    443.131 Contributions. Page 18 (pdf)

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