SB 890 Unemployment compensation; weekly benefit amount.
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Summary as passed Senate: (all summaries)
Unemployment compensation; weekly benefit amount. Changes the basis for calculating weekly unemployment benefits. For claims filed on or after July 6, 2003, the maximum weekly benefit amount shall be $316. For claims filed on or after July 4, 2004, the maximum weekly benefit amount shall be 45 percent of the statewide average weekly wage. The average weekly wage is determined by (i) dividing the total number of taxable workers for calendar year 2002 by 12, (ii) dividing that number into the total wages of taxable employees for 2002, and (iii) dividing that number by 52 and rounding to the next lower whole dollar.

Full text:
01/08/03  Senate: Pres. & ord. printed w/emg. clause pref.01/07/03 030011560  pdf | impact statement
02/03/03  Senate: Committee substitute printed 030048560-S1  pdf
02/04/03  Senate: Floor substitute printed 030057560-S2 (Watkins)  pdf | impact statements
02/14/03  House: Committee substitute printed 030052556-H1  pdf | impact statement

Status:
01/08/03  Senate: Pres. & ord. printed w/emg. clause pref.01/07/03 030011560
01/08/03  Senate: Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/03/03  Senate: Reported from C. & L. with substitute (15-Y 0-N)
02/03/03  Senate: Committee substitute printed 030048560-S1
02/04/03  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/04/03  Senate: VOTE: CONST. RDG. DISPENSED R (40-Y 0-N)
02/04/03  Senate: Read second time
02/04/03  Senate: Floor substitute printed 030057560-S2 (Watkins)
02/04/03  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
02/04/03  Senate: Committee substitute rejected (19-Y 21-N) 030048560-S1
02/04/03  Senate: VOTE: COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE (19-Y 21-N)
02/04/03  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
02/04/03  Senate: Substitute by Sen. Watkins agreed to (22-Y 18-N)
02/04/03  Senate: VOTE: FLOOR SUBSTITUTE (22-Y 18-N)
02/04/03  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - floor substitute 030057560-S2
02/04/03  Senate: Emergency clause deleted
02/04/03  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/04/03  Senate: VOTE: CONST. RDG. DISPENSED (40-Y 0-N)
02/04/03  Senate: Passed Senate (26-Y 13-N)
02/04/03  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE (26-Y 13-N)
02/04/03  Senate: Rec. of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/04/03  Senate: VOTE: RECONSIDER (40-Y 0-N)
02/04/03  Senate: Passed Senate (25-Y 15-N)
02/04/03  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE (25-Y 15-N)
02/04/03  Senate: Communicated to House
02/05/03  House: Placed on Calendar
02/05/03  House: Read first time
02/05/03  House: Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/13/03  House: Reported from C. & L. with substitute (21-Y 0-N)
02/14/03  House: Committee substitute printed 030052556-H1
02/17/03  House: Read second time
02/18/03  House: Read third time
02/18/03  House: Committee substitute agreed to 030052556-H1
02/18/03  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute 030052556-H1
02/18/03  House: Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/18/03  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
02/20/03  Senate: Passed by temporarily
02/20/03  Senate: Stricken from Senate calendar (36-Y 2-N)
02/20/03  Senate: VOTE: STRIKE FROM CALENDAR (36-Y 2-N)