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HB 288 - Requires Term of Unemployment Benefits be Pegged to Unemployment Rate - Missouri Key Vote

Randy Pietzman voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Issues Related to HB 288

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Legislation - Placed on Calendar (Senate) -

Title: Requires Term of Unemployment Benefits be Pegged to Unemployment Rate

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (100-56) - (Key vote)
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Title: Requires Term of Unemployment Benefits be Pegged to Unemployment Rate

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill limiting the term of unemployment benefits based on the state's unemployment rate, effective January 1, 2018.

Highlights:
  • Specifies that the term of unemployment benefits is 20 weeks if the Missouri average unemployment rate is 9 percent or higher, and 13 weeks if the rate is below 6 percent (Sec. A).

  • Requires an adjustment of the eligibility period by one week for each half percentage change in the unemployment rate (Sec. A).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Requires Term of Unemployment Benefits be Pegged to Unemployment Rate

Sponsors

  • Scott Fitzpatrick (MO - R) (Out Of Office)
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