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Senate Bill 0321


Senate Bill 0321

ARCHIVE (2006)

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DIGEST OF SB 321 (Updated March 13, 2006 10:47 pm - DI 14)


Unemployment insurance. Transfers numerous rulemaking and administrative duties of the unemployment insurance board (board) to the department of workforce development (department). Reduces from 150 to 30 days the time within which a successor employer is required to file an application to assume a predecessor employer's experience account. Establishes civil penalties for an individual who fails to disclose or falsifies information to receive a benefit. Provides additional circumstances in which an administrative law judge or the review board may hold hearings by telephone. Provides that the department may not disclose to an employer the current address or location of a claimant who is the victim of family or domestic violence, and that an employer or its agent that is aware that a claim has been made shall keep that information confidential. Repeals and restates provisions concerning an individual's failure to disclose earnings and witness fees. Authorizes the department to allocate not more than $2 million dollars annually from the special employment and training services fund to establish reemployment training accounts for dislocated department employees. Repeals language: (1) concerning board rules; and (2) requiring the board to print and distribute certain material. Makes technical corrections. Makes conforming amendments.
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