House Bill 317

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 03/12/19: recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
Title AN ACT relating to re-employment assistance.
Bill Documents Introduced
Impact Statements Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 950
Sponsor R. Webber
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 341.380 to reduce the percentage used to set weekly benefit rate, to increase trigger amounts for the trust fund balance as related to the weekly benefits amount; to reduce the number of times to pay weekly benefits from 26 to 20; to tier down payments beginning at 125% of the weekly benefit rate for 5 weeks to 100% for the following 5 weeks then to 75 % for the third 5 weeks and 50% of the weekly benefits for the remainder of the award, except for employees classified as recall employees who receive 100% of the weekly benefit; provide that certain classified employees cannot change classification during benefit year; and if extended benefits have are federal funded, that the secretary may extend the number of times to pay to 26.
Index Headings of Original Version Local Mandate - Unemployment insurance, weekly benefits, changing
Unemployment Compensation - Weekly benefits
Workforce - Unemployment insurance, weekly benefits, changing
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Floor Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 2
House Floor Amendment 3
House Floor Amendment 4
House Floor Amendment 5

Actions

Top | Amendments
02/12/19
  • introduced in House
02/15/19
  • to Small Business & Information Technology (H)
02/19/19
  • posted in committee
02/21/19
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
02/22/19
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, February 25 2019
02/25/19
  • floor amendments (1), (2), (3), (4) and (5) filed
03/12/19
  • recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor A. Gentry
Summary Amend to restore number of times to pay weekly benefits to 26.
Index Headings Unemployment Compensation - Weekly benefits, number of payments
Workforce - Unemployment insurance, number of weekly benefits
Labor and Industry - Unemployment insurance, number of weekly benefits

Amendment House Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor A. Gentry
Summary Reinstate the 26 week times the weekly benefit rate for employees; reward employees who become reemployed during the first 15 weeks of unemployment benefits.
Index Headings Labor and Industry - Unemployment insurance, 26 weeks for the weekly benefit
Labor and Industry - Unemployment compensation, give incentives for employees who become reemployed in the first 15 weeks
Personnel and Employment - Unemployment compensation, give incentives for employees who become reemployed in the first 15 weeks
Personnel and Employment - Unemployment insurance, 26 weeks for the weekly benefit
Unemployment Compensation - Incentives for employees who become reemployed in first 15 weeks
Unemployment Compensation - 26 weeks from 20 weeks
Workforce - Unemployment compensation, give incentives for employees who become reemployed in the first 15 weeks
Workforce - Unemployment insurance, 26 weeks for the weekly benefit

Amendment House Floor Amendment 3
Sponsor A. Gentry
Summary Amend to increase the weekly benefit rate of a worker by $20 for each dependent.
Index Headings Labor and Industry - Unemployment insurance, increase weekly benefit rate of worker for each dependent of worker
Unemployment Compensation - Weekly benefit rate, increase for each dependent of worker

Amendment House Floor Amendment 4
Sponsor A. Gentry
Summary Amend to increase the percentage used to set weekly benefit rate.
Index Headings Labor and Industry - Unemployment insurance, calculation of weekly benefit rate
Unemployment Compensation - Weekly benefit rate, method of calculation
Workforce - Unemployment insurance, calculation of weekly benefit rate

Amendment House Floor Amendment 5
Sponsor A. Gentry
Summary Remove change to the trigger points for the trust fund balance as it relates to the weekly benefit calculation and replace with lesser trigger points.
Index Headings Labor and Industry - Unemployment insurance, replace trigger points of the trust fund balance
Personnel and Employment - Unemployment insurance, replace trigger points of the trust fund balance
Unemployment Compensation - Trigger points of the trust fund balance as related to the weekly benefit rate
Workforce - Unemployment insurance, replace trigger points of the trust fund balance

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