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HB 383 - Relating to Unemployment Insurance Benefits - Key Vote

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Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (30-17) - (Key vote)

Title: Relating to Unemployment Insurance Benefits

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes the payment of extended unemployment benefits and limits state spending to 87 percent of the 2011-2012 budget.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes the payment of extended unemployment benefits if either of the following are true (Sec. 1):
    • The average rate of unemployment, not seasonally adjusted, in North Carolina during the fourth quarter equaled or exceeded 120 percent of the average of the unemployment rates in the fourth quarters of the preceding 3 years and equaled or exceeded 5 percent overall, or total unemployment for the period consisting of the most recent 3 months for which data for all states are published equals or exceeds 6.5 percent; and
    • The average rate of total unemployment, seasonally adjusted, in North Carolina during the fourth quarter equals or exceeds 110 percent of the average of the unemployment rates in the fourth quarters of the preceding 3 years.
  • Limits state spending to no more than 87 percent of the 2011-2012 Governor's Recommended Base Budget (Sec. 2).
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (66-49) - (Key vote)

Title: Relating to Unemployment Insurance Benefits

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill that authorizes the payment of extended unemployment benefits and limits state spending to 87 percent of the 2011-2012 budget.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes the payment of extended unemployment benefits if either of the following are true (Sec. 1):
    • The average rate of unemployment, not seasonally adjusted, in North Carolina during the fourth quarter equaled or exceeded 120 percent of the average of the unemployment rates in the fourth quarters of the preceding 3 years and equaled or exceeded 5 percent overall, or total unemployment for the period consisting of the most recent 3 months for which data for all states are published equals or exceeds 6.5 percent; and
    • The average rate of total unemployment, seasonally adjusted, in North Carolina during the fourth quarter equals or exceeds 110 percent of the average of the unemployment rates in the fourth quarters of the preceding 3 years.
  • Limits state spending to no more than 87 percent of the 2011-2012 Governor's Recommended Base Budget (Sec. 2).
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (107-8) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Relating to Unemployment Insurance Benefits

Sponsors

  • Harold J. 'Bru' Brubaker (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Daniel Francis 'Danny' McComas (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • William L. Wainwright (NC - D) (Out Of Office)

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