HB 1555 Unemployment compensation; agricultural employment.
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Unemployment compensation; agricultural employment. Excludes from the provisions of the Virginia Unemployment Compensation Act labor performed by aliens admitted to the United States to perform service in agricultural labor pursuant to 8 U.S.C. 214 (c) and 8 U.S.C. 101 (a) (15) (H) of the Immigration and Nationality Act. Under current law, such labor is excluded if performed prior to January 1, 1995. The bill's provisions eliminating this limitation are conditioned upon (i) authorizing legislation by the United States Congress, or (ii) judicial action by the United Supreme Court declaring corresponding limitations in the Federal Unemployment Taxation Act invalid or unconstitutional.

If the bill's provisions become effective, as set forth above, employer unemployment taxes paid for such alien labor will be refunded. The refunds will be retroactive to the effective date of federal legislative or judicial action authorizing the exclusion of such labor from coverage under Virginia's unemployment compensation laws.

Full text:
03/05/96  House: Presented & ordered printed 961068805  pdf
03/19/96  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1555ER)  pdf
04/15/96  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0745)  pdf

03/05/96  House: Introduced at the request of Governor
03/05/96  House: Presented & ordered printed 961068805
03/05/96  House: Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
03/06/96  House: Reported from Agriculture (22-Y 0-N)
03/06/96  House: Read first time
03/07/96  House: Read second time and engrossed
03/07/96  House: Constitutional reading dispensed (95-Y 0-N)
03/07/96  House: VOTE: (95-Y 0-N)
03/07/96  House: Passed House (95-Y 0-N)
03/07/96  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (95-Y 0-N)
03/07/96  House: Communicated to Senate
03/07/96  Senate: Read first time
03/07/96  Senate: Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
03/08/96  Senate: Reported from Commerce and Labor (13-Y 1-N)
03/08/96  Senate: Read second time
03/08/96  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
03/08/96  Senate: VOTE: CONST. READING DISPENSED (40-Y 0-N)
03/08/96  Senate: Passed Senate (39-Y 1-N)
03/08/96  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE (39-Y 1-N)
03/19/96  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1555ER)
03/25/96  House: Enrolled
03/26/96  House: Signed by Speaker
03/28/96  Senate: Signed by President
04/06/96  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 745 (effective 7/1/96)
04/15/96  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0745)