Unemployment benefits; minimum earnings requirement, postpones scheduled increase. (HB535)

Introduced By

Del. Sam Nixon (R-Richmond)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Unemployment benefits; minimum earnings requirement.  Postpones the scheduled increase, from $2,700 to $3,000, in the minimum amount of wages an employee must have earned in the two highest earnings quarters of his base period in order to be eligible for unemployment benefits.  The increase will apply to claims filed on or after July 3, 2011; it is currently scheduled to apply to claims filed on or after July 4, 2010. Amends § 60.2-602, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/12/2010Committee
01/12/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10101074D
01/12/2010Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/21/2010Reported from Commerce and Labor (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2010Read first time
01/26/2010Read second time and engrossed
01/27/2010Read third time and passed House (97-Y 1-N)
01/27/2010VOTE: --- PASSAGE (97-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
01/28/2010Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/01/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB535)
02/22/2010Reported from Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2010Read third time
02/25/2010Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/22/2010Enrolled
03/22/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB535ER)
03/22/2010Signed by Speaker
03/22/2010Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB535ER)
03/25/2010Signed by President
04/11/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 412 (effective - see bill)
04/11/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0412)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 4 minutes.