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HB 207: Reemployment Assistance

GENERAL BILL by Eskamani ; Diamond ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Arrington ; Bartleman ; Casello ; Daley ; Driskell ; Hinson ; Joseph ; Learned ; McCurdy ; Morales ; Rayner ; Robinson, F. ; Slosberg ; Smith, C. ; Tant ; Woodson

Reemployment Assistance; Creates Reemployment Assistance Ombudsman Office within DEO; specifies that unemployment commences on date of unemployment; prohibits otherwise eligible individuals from being deemed ineligible for benefits solely because they seek, apply for, or are willing to accept only part-time work; revises eligibility requirements for receiving reemployment assistance benefits; suspends work requirements, work availability, & work search requirements during declared state of emergency & thereafter; removes provisions disqualifying individuals for benefits as result of drug use; revises minimum & maximum weekly benefit amounts & duration of benefits; revises eligibility requirements & cap for short-time compensation benefits.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 4/30/2021 House - Died in Tourism, Infrastructure & Energy Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/11/2021 House • Filed
1/22/2021 House • Referred to Tourism, Infrastructure and Energy Subcommittee; Infrastructure and Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee; Government Operations Subcommittee; Commerce Committee
3/2/2021 House • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
4/30/2021 House • Died in Tourism, Infrastructure & Energy Subcommittee