House Bill (H)

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Unemployment insurance. Requires the department of workforce development (department) to give its annual presentation regarding the status of the unemployment compensation system to the interim study committee on employment and labor (instead of the budget committee, as provided in current law). Modifies the law governing the department's recordkeeping, release of records, and confidentiality duties and obligations. Changes the manner in which notice of a claimant's registration, failure to register, renewal, or continuation of the claimant's claim for unemployment benefits may be provided to an employer. Allows an employer to receive delivery of: (1) a notice of a claimant's registration, failure Unemployment insurance. Requires the department of workforce development (department) to give its annual presentation regarding the status of the unemployment compensation system to the interim study committee on employment and labor (instead of the budget committee, as provided in current law). Modifies the law governing the department's recordkeeping, release of records, and confidentiality duties and obligations. Changes the manner in which notice of a claimant's registration, failure to register, renewal, or continuation of the claimant's claim for unemployment benefits may be provided to an employer. Allows an employer to receive delivery of: (1) a notice of a claimant's registration, failure to register, renewal, continuation, or cancellation of a claimant's claim for unemployment benefits, or wage or benefit rights; (2) a monthly report of benefit charges; and (3) a notice of the employer's contribution rate; by the United States Postal Service using first class mail, if the employer notifies the department on a form provided by the department. Requires that the training grants paid from the special employment and training services fund (fund) be paid each state fiscal year before expenditures from the fund are made for any other purpose. ... View more