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HB 1180 - Unemployment Benefits for Military Spouses - Key Vote

Colorado Key Votes

Larry Liston voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (35-0) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (60-5) - (Key vote)

Title: Unemployment Benefits for Military Spouses

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that provides full unemployment insurance benefits to individuals who are forced to quit a job and relocate as a result of their military spouse's transfer and provides annual reports of allocated benefits to legislative committees.

Highlights:
- Mandates that any benefit provided to a military spouse be taken out of the unemployment compensation fund and not affect their employers premium [sec. 1 (s) (II)]. - Mandates that annual reports be sent to the House Business Affairs and Labor Committee and the Senate Business, Labor, and Technology Committee detailing the number of individuals claiming and awarded benefits and the amount of the benefits beginning January 31, 2009 [sec. 1 (s) (III)].
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Unemployment Benefits for Military Spouses

Sponsors

  • David G. Balmer (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Cory Gardner (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James E. 'Jim' Kerr (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mike Kopp (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Kent D. Lambert (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Marsha A. Looper (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Don Marostica (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas W. 'Tom' Massey Jr. (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Victor Mitchell (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ellen S. Roberts (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Raymond J. 'Ray' Rose (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Brandon C. Shaffer (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Kenneth Guy 'Ken' Summers (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Abel J. Tapia (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Nancy Janann Todd (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert E. 'Rob' Witwer (CO - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Debbie J. Benefield (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Betty Boyd (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Dorothy B. Butcher (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Morgan L. Carroll (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Edward Casso (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Sara Gagliardi (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Rafael Lorenzo Gallegos (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Stella Garza-Hicks (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Dan Gibbs (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Peter C. Groff (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • James 'Jim' Isgar (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John M. Kefalas (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Andrew 'Andy' Kerr (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Kevin Lundberg (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Liane 'Buffie' McFadyen (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael Merrifield (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Karen Middleton (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Joe Rice (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John F. Soper (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Nancy Spence (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Debbie Stafford (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Suzanne S. Williams (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Sue Windels (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
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