Unemployment compensation; notice of hearing prior to discontinuing benefits, etc. (HB652)

Introduced By

Del. Will Wampler (R-Abingdon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Unemployment compensation; notice of hearing prior to discontinuing benefits; overpayment forgiveness; benefit eligibility. Requires the Virginia Employment Commission to provide claimants with notice and an opportunity to present evidence prior to discontinuing benefits to which a claimant was previously entitled. The bill waives the requirement to repay penalties associated with overpayment for claimants who were awarded state pandemic unemployment assistance between March 12, 2020, and September 1, 2020. The bill directs the Commission to conduct an incarceration check and employment ID check prior to awarding benefits to any individual. The bill contains an emergency clause. Read the Bill »


01/11/2022: In Committee


01/11/2022Presented and ordered printed with emergency clause 22101192D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Commerce and Energy

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