House Bill 144

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 03/24/22: signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 29)
Title AN ACT relating to unemployment insurance, making an appropriation therefor, and declaring an emergency.
Bill Documents Acts Chapter 29
Current/Final
Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statements Local Mandate
Additional Fiscal Impact Statements Exist
Bill Request Number 1097
Sponsors R. Webber, J. Dixon, D. Elliott, C. Freeland, J. Gooch Jr., C. Massey, S. Westrom
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 341.030 to suspend any increase in the taxable wage base for calendar year 2022 and utilize the taxable wage base in effect for the 2020 year; amend KRS 341.270 to indicate that employer contribution rates in 2022 shall be determined using the rates listed in Schedule A of Table A; amend KRS 341.614 to provide there will be no surcharge assessment for 2022; retroactively to January 1, 2022; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings of Original Version Effective Dates, Emergency - Unemployment insurance, COVID-19 relief measures
Labor and Industry - Unemployment insurance, COVID-19 relief measures
Local Mandate - Unemployment insurance, COVID-19 relief measures
Unemployment Compensation - Employer contribution rate, suspension of increase, COVID-19 relief
Unemployment Compensation - Surcharge assessment, suspension, COVID-19 relief measures
Unemployment Compensation - Wage base, suspension of increase, COVID-19 relief measures
Retroactive Legislation - Unemployment insurance, COVID-19 relief measures, January 1, 2022
Jump to Proposed Amendments Senate Committee Substitute 1 with Fiscal Impact Statements
Senate Committee Amendment 1
Senate Floor Amendment 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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12/10/21
  • Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
01/04/22
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
01/24/22
  • to Economic Development & Workforce Investment (H)
01/27/22
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
01/28/22
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, January 31, 2022
01/31/22
  • 3rd reading, passed 87-4
02/01/22
  • received in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
02/03/22
  • to Economic Development, Tourism, & Labor (S)
02/08/22
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
02/09/22
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 10, 2022
02/10/22
  • passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
02/11/22
  • taken from the Regular Orders of the Day
  • recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (S)
02/23/22
  • reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute (1) and Committee Amendment (1-title)
02/24/22
  • floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, February 28, 2022
02/28/22
  • passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
03/01/22
  • passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
03/02/22
  • passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
03/03/22
  • 3rd reading
  • floor amendment (1) defeated
  • passed 29-5 with Committee Substitute (1) and Committee Amendment (1-title)
03/04/22
  • received in House
  • to Rules (H)
03/11/22
  • posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute (1) and Committee Amendment (1-title)
03/14/22
  • House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute (1) and Committee Amendment (1-title)
  • passed 88-5
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor
03/24/22
  • signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 29)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Fiscal Impact Statements Fiscal Note to Senate Committee Substitute 1
Local Mandate to Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions; appropriate Federal Fund moneys to the unemployment trust fund to restore the fund balance to pre-pandemic levels; suspend taxable wage base increase; RETROACTIVE; APPROPRIATION.
Index Headings Unemployment Compensation - Unemployment trust fund
Retroactive Legislation - Unemployment trust fund, taxable wage base increase, suspension
Appropriations - Unemployment trust fund
Budget and Financial Administration - Appropriations, unemployment trust fund
Local Mandate - Unemployment trust fund, taxable wage base increase, suspension

Amendment Senate Committee Amendment 1
Sponsor C. McDaniel
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Title Amendments - HB 144/GA

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor D. Yates
Summary Retain original provisions; amend KRS 341.030 to suspend any increase in the taxable wage base for calendar year 2022 to utilize the taxable wage base in effect for the 2020 year only apply to employers who employ fewer than 500 employees; amend KRS 341.270 to indicate that employer contribution rates in 2022 shall be determined using the rates listed in Schedule A of Table A only apply to employees who employ fewer than 500 employees.
Index Headings Labor and Industry - Unemployment insurance, COVID-19 relief measures
Unemployment Compensation - Employer contribution rate, suspension of increase for employers with less than 500 employees
Unemployment Compensation - Surcharge assessment, suspension, COVID-19 relief measures
Unemployment Compensation - Wage base, suspension of increase for employers with less than 500 employees
Retroactive Legislation - Unemployment insurance, COVID-19 relief measures, January 1, 2022

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