CS/HB 7027: Unemployment Compensation
GENERAL BILL by Economic Affairs Committee ; Business and Consumer Affairs Subcommittee ; Holder ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Campbell ; Plakon
Unemployment Compensation; Revises provisions to rename "unemployment compensation" as "reemployment assistance"; renames Unemployment Appeals Commission as Reemployment Assistance Appeals Commission; defines "reemployment assistance"; specifies what constitutes prima facie evidence that person claimed & received reemployment assistance from state through transaction history & payment; provides scoring requirements relating to initial skills reviews; provides for workforce training for certain eligible claimants; provides reporting requirements; provides work search requirements for certain claimants; clarifies how disqualification for benefits for fraud is imposed; revives, readopts, & amends provisions relating to temporary extended benefits; provides for retroactive application; provides for applicability relating to extended benefits for certain weeks & for periods of high unemployment; creates work group to study Florida's reemployment assistance contribution calculation & provide recommendations; provides that act fulfills important state interest. APPROPRIATION: $894,694
Last Action: 3/28/2012 - Chapter No. 2012-30, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7041 (Ch. 2012-96)
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Economic Affairs Committee -HJ 160
• Introduced -HJ 159
• On Committee agenda-- Economic Affairs Committee, 01/19/12, 8:30 am, Reed Hall
• CS by- Economic Affairs Committee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -HJ 263
• Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Economic Affairs Committee read 1st time -HJ 260
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 281
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/02/12
• Read 2nd time -HJ 439
• Amendment(s) adopted (137217) -HJ 439
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Read 3rd time -HJ 474
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 116 NAYS 0 -HJ 475
• In Messages
• Received -SJ 863
• Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Budget Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development Appropriations; Budget -SJ 863
• Withdrawn from Commerce and Tourism; Budget Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development Appropriations; Budget -SJ 1007
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 1007
• Substituted for CS/CS/SB 1416 -SJ 1008
• Read 2nd time -SJ 1008
• Amendment(s) adopted (639620) -SJ 1008
• Read 3rd time -SJ 1035
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 39 NAYS 1 -SJ 1035
• In returning messages
• Was taken up -HJ 1206
• Concurred in 1 amendment(s) (639620) -HJ 1207
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 108 NAYS 11 -HJ 1234
• Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -HJ 1234
• Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
• Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2012-30, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7041 (Ch. 2012-96)
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