HB1544T-UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION
Summary of the Truly Agreed Version of the Bill

SCS HCS HB 1544 -- UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION AND SHARED WORK
BENEFITS

This bill extends the state's eligibility to receive federal
extended unemployment benefit money to provide unemployed
individuals compensation beyond the current unemployment benefit
period that ended December 5, 2009.  The state is eligible to
receive this money until March 3, 2011, or the week ending four
weeks prior to the last week of unemployment for which 100%
federal sharing is available under the provisions of Public Law
111-5, Section 2005(a), whichever occurs first.

The bill also increases, from 26 to 52, the number of weeks an
individual is eligible to receive shared work benefits under the
Shared Work Unemployment Compensation Program in the Division of
Employment Security within the Department of Labor and Industrial
Relations.

The bill contains an emergency clause.

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