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SB 673 - Limits Duration of Unemployment Benefits - Key Vote

Missouri Key Votes

Bonnaye Mims voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Bonnaye Mims made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Veto Override Failed (House) (107-53) -
Legislation - Veto Override Passed (Senate) (25-7) -
Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Limits Duration of Unemployment Benefits

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (101-49) - (Key vote)

Title: Limits Duration of Unemployment Benefits

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that limits the duration of unemployment benefits.

Highlights:
  • Limits the duration of unemployment benefits payable to any insured worker during any benefit year to the following weeks (Sec. A):
    • 20 weeks if the Missouri average unemployment rate is 9 percent or more;
    • 19 weeks if the Missouri average unemployment rate is between 8 and one-half percent and 9 percent;
    • 18 weeks if the Missouri average unemployment rate is between 8 percent and 8 and one-half percent;
    • 17 weeks if the Missouri average unemployment rate is between 7 and one-half percent and 8 percent;
    • 16 weeks if the Missouri average unemployment rate is between 7 percent and 7 and one-half percent;
    • 15 weeks if the Missouri average unemployment rate is between 6 and one-half percent and 7 percent;
    • 14 weeks if the Missouri average unemployment rate is between 6 percent and 6 and one-half percent; and 
    • 13 weeks if the Missouri average unemployment rate is below 6 percent. 
  • Defines “Missouri average unemployment rate” as the average statewide unemployment rate during the 3 months of the most recent third calendar year quarter (Sec. A).
  • Specifies that if moneys owed by the Unemployment Compensation Fund for total advancements by the federal government exceeds $300 million, the state Board of Unemployment Fund Financing shall meet to consider authorizing the issuance, sale, and delivery of “credit instruments” for the entire amount of the debt owed (Sec. A).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (24-8) - (Key vote)

Title: Limits Duration of Unemployment Benefits

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that limits the duration of unemployment benefits.

Highlights:
  • Limits the duration of unemployment benefits payable to any insured worker during any benefit year to the following weeks (Sec. A):
    • 20 weeks if the Missouri average unemployment rate is 9 percent or more;
    • 19 weeks if the Missouri average unemployment rate is between 8 and one-half percent and 9 percent;
    • 18 weeks if the Missouri average unemployment rate is between 8 percent and 8 and one-half percent;
    • 17 weeks if the Missouri average unemployment rate is between 7 and one-half percent and 8 percent;
    • 16 weeks if the Missouri average unemployment rate is between 7 percent and 7 and one-half percent;
    • 15 weeks if the Missouri average unemployment rate is between 6 and one-half percent and 7 percent;
    • 14 weeks if the Missouri average unemployment rate is between 6 percent and 6 and one-half percent; and 
    • 13 weeks if the Missouri average unemployment rate is below 6 percent. 
  • Defines “Missouri average unemployment rate” as the average statewide unemployment rate during the 3 months of the most recent third calendar year quarter (Sec. A).
  • Specifies that if moneys owed by the Unemployment Compensation Fund for total advancements by the federal government exceeds $300 million, the state Board of Unemployment Fund Financing shall meet to consider authorizing the issuance, sale, and delivery of “credit instruments” for the entire amount of the debt owed (Sec. A).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Limits Duration of Unemployment Benefits

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