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Requiring the Commissioner to Make Timely Determinations on Unemployment Benefit Claims

Messrs. Montigny and Joyce moved that the bill be amended by inserting after section 10 the following section:-

“SECTION 10A. Section 39 of said chapter 151A, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out the second sentence and inserting in place thereof the following sentence:- The commissioner shall give notice of such determination, together with the reasons for such determination, to the claimant within 30 days of filing the claim, unless good cause exists, in which case the commissioner shall send written notice to both the claimant and the employer explaining such good cause.”