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HB 150 - Limits Duration of Unemployment Benefits - Missouri Key Vote

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Title: Limits Duration of Unemployment Benefits

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

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

Highlights:

  • Limits the duration of unemployment benefits based on the unemployment rate to a maximum duration of 20 weeks if the “Missouri average unemployment rate” is at least 9 percent and decreases by one week each time the “average unemployment rate” decreases by 0.5 percent, with a minimum duration of 13 weeks if the “average unemployment rate” is below 6 percent (Sec. A).
  • Defines “Missouri average unemployment rate” as the average statewide unemployment rate for the time periods of January 1st through March 31st or July 1st through September 31st (Sec. A).
  • Decreases employer contribution rates by 7 percent if the average balance of the unemployment compensation trust fund exceeds $720 million, and 12 percent if the average balance of the unemployment compensation trust fund exceeds $870 million (Sec. A).
  • Requires wages derived from severance pay, if paid in lump sum, to be distributed on a weekly basis at the rate of pay received by the individual at the time of their termination (Sec. A).

 

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Title: Limits Duration of Unemployment Benefits

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

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

Highlights:

  • Limits the duration of unemployment benefits based on the unemployment rate to a maximum duration of 20 weeks if the “Missouri average unemployment rate” is at least 9 percent and decreases by one week each time the “average unemployment rate” decreases by 0.5 percent, with a minimum duration of 13 weeks if the “average unemployment rate” is below 6 percent (Sec. A).
  • Defines “Missouri average unemployment rate” as the average statewide unemployment rate for the time periods of January 1st through March 31st or July 1st through September 31st (Sec. A).
  • Decreases employer contribution rates by 7 percent if the average balance of the unemployment compensation trust fund exceeds $720 million, and 12 percent if the average balance of the unemployment compensation trust fund exceeds $870 million (Sec. A).
  • Requires wages derived from severance pay, if paid in lump sum, to be distributed on a weekly basis at the rate of pay received by the individual at the time of their termination (Sec. A).

 

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Title: Limits Duration of Unemployment Benefits

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill that limits the duration of unemployment benefits.

Highlights:

  • Limits the duration of unemployment benefits based on the unemployment rate to a maximum duration of 20 weeks if the “Missouri average unemployment rate” is at least 9 percent and decreases by one week each time the “average unemployment rate” decreases by 0.5 percent, with a minimum duration of 13 weeks if the “average unemployment rate” is below 6 percent (Sec. A).
  • Defines “Missouri average unemployment rate” as the average statewide unemployment rate for the time periods of January 1st through March 31st or July 1st through September 31st (Sec. A).
  • Decreases employer contribution rates by 7 percent if the average balance of the unemployment compensation trust fund exceeds $720 million, and 12 percent if the average balance of the unemployment compensation trust fund exceeds $870 million (Sec. A).
  • Requires wages derived from severance pay, if paid in lump sum, to be distributed on a weekly basis at the rate of pay received by the individual at the time of their termination (Sec. A).

 

See How Your Politicians Voted

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 based on the unemployment rate to a maximum duration of 20 weeks if the “Missouri average unemployment rate” is at least 9 percent and decreases by one week each time the “average unemployment rate” decreases by 0.5 percent, with a minimum duration of 13 weeks if the “average unemployment rate” is below 6 percent (Sec. A). 
  • Defines “Missouri average unemployment rate” as the average statewide unemployment rate for the time periods of January 1st through March 31st or July 1st through September 31st (Sec. A). 
  • Decreases employer contribution rates by 7 percent if the average balance of the unemployment compensation trust fund exceeds $720 million, and 12 percent if the average balance of the unemployment compensation trust fund exceeds $870 million (Sec. A). 
  • Requires wages derived from severance pay, if paid in lump sum, to be distributed on a weekly basis at the rate of pay received by the individual at the time of their termination (Sec. A).

See How Your Politicians Voted

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 based on the unemployment rate to a maximum duration of 20 weeks if the “Missouri average unemployment rate” is at least 9 percent and decreases by one week each time the “average unemployment rate” decreases by 0.5 percent, with a minimum duration of 13 weeks if the “average unemployment rate” is below 6 percent (Sec. A).
  • Defines “Missouri average unemployment rate” as the average statewide unemployment rate for the time periods of January 1st through March 31st or July 1st through September 31st (Sec. A).
  • Decreases employer contribution rates by 7 percent if the average balance of the unemployment compensation trust fund exceeds $720 million, and 12 percent if the average balance of the unemployment compensation trust fund exceeds $870 million (Sec. A).
  • Requires wages derived from severance pay, if paid in lump sum, to be distributed on a weekly basis at the rate of pay received by the individual at the time of their termination (Sec. A).

 

Title: Limits Duration of Unemployment Benefits

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