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Bill S.2599 191st (Current)

An Act authorizing waiver of the one week waiting period for unemployment benefits

Senate, March 18, 2020 -- The committee on Senate Ways and Means to whom was referred the Message from His Excellency the Governor recommending legislation to authorize the waiver of the one-week waiting period for unemployment benefits (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2598), - reported, in part, a "Bill authorizing waiver of the one week waiting period for unemployment benefits" (Senate, No. 2599)

Bill Information

Sponsor:
Senate Committee on Ways and Means

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to make certain changes in law in response to a public health emergency, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 11 actions for Bill S.2599
Date Branch Action
3/18/2020 Senate Reported from the committee on Senate Ways and Means
3/18/2020 Senate Reported on a part of S2598
3/18/2020 Senate Bill reported favorably by committee
3/18/2020 Senate Rules suspended
3/18/2020 Senate Read second, ordered to a third reading, read third (title changed) and passed to be engrossed
3/18/2020 House Read, rules suspended, read second, ordered to a third reading, rules suspended, read third and passed to be engrossed
3/18/2020 House Emergency preamble adopted
3/18/2020 Senate Emergency preamble adopted
3/18/2020 House Enacted
3/18/2020 Senate Enacted and laid before the Governor
3/18/2020 Senate Signed by the Governor, Chapter 40 of the Acts of 2020

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