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House Bill 1982


House Bill 1982

ARCHIVE (2001)

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DIGEST OF HB1982 (Updated March 6, 2001 4:18 PM - DI 84)


Changes to unemployment compensation. Provides that unemployment benefits paid shall not be charged to the experience account of a base period employer in certain instances of property condemnation or destruction of the employer's property. Provides that, in certain circumstances, the commissioner of workforce development may adjust the estimated amount of contributions to be paid. Provides that, in certain circumstances, liability for repayment of benefits paid to an individual for any week may be waived. Authorizes hearings concerning unemployment compensation to be held by telephone. Modifies eligibility for unemployment compensation for home health care workers. Provides that the maximum benefit amount may not be reduced for separation from employment for certain disqualifying conditions by more than 25% during any benefit period or extended benefit period. Provides that the maximum benefit amount may not be reduced for failure to apply for or accept suitable work by more than 25% during any benefit period or extended benefit period. Provides that unless an employing unit prevails in a civil action brought to collect money payments due to the commissioner of workforce development, the employing unit shall pay all costs incurred by the state in bringing the action. Makes various other changes to unemployment compensation.
Current Status:
 In Committee - 2nd House
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