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2013 House Bill 4950: Unemployment insurance reform package

Public Act 142 of 2013

Introduced by Rep. Frank Foster (R) on September 4, 2013 To potentially increase the unemployment insurance assessments (payroll tax) on an employer who fails to provide a timely notice to the state unemployment agency that a person has been fired rather than laid off, and so is not eligible for benefits.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Commerce Committee on September 4, 2013
Reported in the House on September 18, 2013 With the recommendation that the substitute (H-3) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on September 25, 2013
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on September 25, 2013
Passed 103 to 3 in the House on September 26, 2013 (same description)
To potentially increase the unemployment insurance assessments (payroll tax) on an employer who fails to provide a timely notice to the state unemployment agency that a person has been fired rather than laid off, and so is not eligible for benefits.
Received in the Senate on October 1, 2013
Referred to the Senate Reforms, Restructuring and Reinventing Committee on October 1, 2013
Reported in the Senate on October 17, 2013 With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Passed 34 to 4 in the Senate on October 17, 2013 To potentially increase the unemployment insurance assessments (payroll tax) on an employer who fails to provide a timely notice to the state unemployment agency that a person has been fired rather than laid off, and so is not eligible for benefits.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on October 29, 2013

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