Unemployment compensation; program integrity activities, improper claims, report, effective date. (SB769)

Introduced By

Sen. Bryce Reeves (R-Spotsylvania) with support from co-patron Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria)

Progress

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

Description

Unemployment compensation; program integrity. Requires the Virginia Employment Commission (the Commission) (i) to conduct all mandatory and recommended program integrity activities as identified by the U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration and the U.S. Department of Labor Office of Inspector General, (ii) perform a full eligibility review of suspicious or potentially improper unemployment claims, and (iii) recover any improper overpayment of benefits to the fullest extent authorized by state and federal law. The bill authorizes the Commission to enter into a memorandum of understanding with any state agency necessary to implement the provisions of the bill and requires the Commission to report by December 1 of each year to the Commission on Unemployment Compensation, addressing the implementation and enforcement of the provisions of the bill. The bill has a delayed effective date of January 1, 2023. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/21/2022Presented and ordered printed 22104974D
01/21/2022Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/28/2022Assigned C&L sub: Labor and Employment
02/03/2022Senate subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/07/2022Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2022Committee substitute printed 22105947D-S1
02/07/2022Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
02/10/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB769S1)
02/10/2022Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/10/2022Reported from Finance and Appropriations with substitute (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2022Committee substitute printed 22106499D-S2
02/11/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2022Read second time
02/14/2022Committee substitute rejected 22105947D-S1
02/14/2022Reading of substitute waived
02/14/2022Committee substitute agreed to 22106499D-S2
02/14/2022Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB769S2
02/14/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2022Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB769S2)
02/22/2022Placed on Calendar
02/22/2022Read first time
02/22/2022Referred to Committee on Commerce and Energy
03/01/2022Reported from Commerce and Energy (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2022Read second time
03/04/2022Read third time
03/04/2022Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
03/04/2022VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2022Enrolled
03/09/2022Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB769ER)
03/09/2022Signed by Speaker
03/10/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB769ER)
03/10/2022Signed by President
03/22/2022Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 22, 2022
03/22/2022G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2022
04/11/2022Governor's recommendation received by Senate
04/11/2022Governor's substitute printed 22108131D-S3
04/27/2022Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/27/2022House concurred in Governor's recommendation BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
04/27/2022VOTE: Adoption (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/27/2022G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/27/2022Reenrolled
04/27/2022Reenrolled bill text (SB769ER2)
04/27/2022Signed by President as reenrolled
04/27/2022Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/27/2022Enacted, Chapter 740 (effective 1/1/23)
04/27/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0740)

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