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CS/HB 563 — Unemployment Compensation

by Commerce Committee and Rep. Joseph and others (CS/SB 990 by Rules Committee and Senators Gibson, Berman, Rodriguez, and Rader)

This summary is provided for information only and does not represent the opinion of any Senator, Senate Officer, or Senate Office.

Prepared by: Commerce and Tourism Committee (CM)

The bill provides that an individual may not be disqualified from receiving reemployment assistance benefits if he or she voluntarily leaves work as a direct result of circumstances related to domestic violence.

If approved by the Governor, these provisions take effect July 1, 2019.

Vote: Senate 39-0; House 115-0