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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.2001 188th (2013 - 2014)

An Act relative to unemployment insurance reforms

Pursuant to the provisions of Senate Rule 19, the committee on Ways and Means (Brewer) reports the following committee bill (Senate, No. 2001).

Bill Information

Sponsor:
Senate Committee on Ways and Means
Special Attachments:
Amendment #12 (Tarr) - Relief to Low-Turnover Employers
Amendment #14 (Tarr) - Rate Table Equity
Amendment #23 (Tarr) - Increasing Economic Opportunities by Reforming Unemployment Insurance
Redrafted Amendment #25 (Brewer) - Corrective Amendment

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to reform forthwith the commonwealth’s unemployment insurance system, therefore, it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Senate  |  House
Displaying 25 Senate Amendments
Clerk # Sponsor Title Action
1
(2nd Redraft)
Spilka, Karen E. Skills Training Internship Task Force Adopted
2 Withdrawn
3
Tarr, Bruce E. DUA Public Hearings Adopted YEAS 38 - NAYS 0
4
Tarr, Bruce E. Treasury Offset Program Adopted
5
Tarr, Bruce E. Election Workers Rejected
6
Tarr, Bruce E. Investigation of Claims Rejected
7
Tarr, Bruce E. Unemployment Eligibility Rejected YEAS 4 - NAYS 34
8 Withdrawn
9
Tarr, Bruce E. DUA Timely Claim Disputes Adopted
10
(Redraft)
Tarr, Bruce E. Workforce Training Contribution Adopted
11
(Redraft)
Tarr, Bruce E. Duration of Benefits Rejected YEAS 4 - NAYS 33
12
Tarr, Bruce E. Relief to Low-Turnover Employers Rejected
13
Tarr, Bruce E. On-Call Employees Rejected
14
Tarr, Bruce E. Rate Table Equity Rejected
15
Montigny, Mark C. Ensuring Unemployment Insurance Benefits for Commercial Fishermen Adopted YEAS 38 - NAYS 0
16
(Redraft)
Montigny, Mark C. Requiring the Commissioner to Make Timely Determinations on Unemployment Benefit Claims Adopted YEAS 38 - NAYS 0
17 Withdrawn
18
Tarr, Bruce E. Annual Report on Impact in the Commonwealth Rejected
19
(Redraft)
Tarr, Bruce E. Municipal Retirees collecting a pension and unemployment benefits Rejected
20
(Redraft)
Ross, Richard J. Unemployment Insurance Special Commission Adopted
21
(Redraft)
Candaras, Gale D. Long-term Unemployment Adopted YEAS 38 - NAYS 0
22
(Redraft)
Wolf, Daniel A. Unemployment Insurance Adopted
23
Tarr, Bruce E. Increasing Economic Opportunities by Reforming Unemployment Insurance Rejected
24
Tarr, Bruce E. Impact Analysis Rejected
25
(Redraft)
Brewer, Stephen M. Corrective Amendment Adopted

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