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2013 House Bill 4953: Unemployment insurance reform package

Public Act 144 of 2013

Introduced by Rep. Ken Goike (R) on September 4, 2013 To potentially increase the unemployment payroll tax on an employer who fails to provide a timely notice to the state unemployment agency that a person has been fired, not laid off, and so is not eligible for benefits. This is a companion to House Bill 4950.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Commerce Committee on September 4, 2013
Reported in the House on September 18, 2013 Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Passed 103 to 3 in the House on September 26, 2013 (same description)
To potentially increase the unemployment payroll tax on an employer who fails to provide a timely notice to the state unemployment agency that a person has been fired, not laid off, and so is not eligible for benefits. This is a companion to House Bill 4950.
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 substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on October 17, 2013
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on October 17, 2013
Passed 35 to 3 in the Senate on October 17, 2013 (same description)
To potentially increase the unemployment payroll tax on an employer who fails to provide a timely notice to the state unemployment agency that a person has been fired, not laid off, and so is not eligible for benefits. This is a companion to House Bill 4950.
Received in the House on October 17, 2013
Passed 105 to 3 in the House on October 22, 2013 To concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on October 29, 2013

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