Unemployment compensation benefits; Commission on Unemployment Compensation to study. (HJ51)

Introduced By

Del. Harvey Morgan (R-Gloucester)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate


Study; unemployment compensation benefits for seasonal or temporary employment. Directs the Commission on Unemployment Compensation to study the need for limitations on the eligibility of seasonal or temporary employees for unemployment compensation benefits. Read the Bill »


03/12/2008: Passed the House


12/27/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 070311428
12/27/2007Referred to Committee on Rules
02/05/2008Reported from Rules with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2008Taken up
02/08/2008Committee amendment agreed to
02/08/2008Engrossed by House as amended HJ51E
02/08/2008Printed as engrossed 070311428-E
02/08/2008Agreed to by House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/08/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2008Communicated to Senate
02/11/2008Reading waived
02/11/2008Referred to Committee on Rules
03/03/2008Reported from Rules
03/04/2008Reading waived (38-Y 0-N)
03/04/2008Read third time
03/04/2008Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
03/12/2008Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ51ER)


CG2 Consulting, tracking this bill in Photosynthesis, notes:

Current Virginia law makes unauthorized workers ineligible for unemployment compensation benefits. This study may lead to additional limits on the ability of legal, seasonal workers to claim benefits.