Self-Employment Assistance Program; established. (HB1935)

Introduced By

Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington) with support from co-patron Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond)

Progress

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

Description

Unemployment compensation; Self-Employment Assistance Program. Establishes the Self-Employment Assistance Program, under which unemployed individuals receive unemployment compensation while they are establishing their own businesses and becoming self-employed. Participants receive an allowance in lieu of weekly regular benefit payments, and may use the allowance for entrepreneurial training, business counseling, and technical assistance. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/09/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13100689D
01/09/2013Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/10/2013Assigned C & L sub: #2
01/17/2013Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely
02/05/2013Left in Commerce and Labor