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House Bill 319; Regular Session 2015-2016


Printer's No.(PN):
Short Title:
An Act amending the act of December 5, 1936 (2nd Sp.Sess., 1937 P.L.2897, No.1), known as the Unemployment Compensation Law, in administration of act, further providing for records of and reports by employers; in contributions by employers and employees, further providing for determination of contribution rate and experience rating, for interest on past due contributions and for limitations upon enforcement of payment of contributions, interest and penalties; in compensation, further providing for qualification required to secure compensation, for ineligibility of incarcerated employee and for rate and amount of compensation; in determination of compensation and appeals and reviews and procedure, further providing for decision of referee and further appeals and reviews and for powers of board over claims; in protection of rights and compensation, further providing for certain agreements void and penalty; in penalty provisions, further providing for false statements and representations to obtain or increase compensation, for false statements and representations to prevent or reduce compensation and other offenses and for violation of act and rules and regulations; and providing for an amnesty program.
PN 0324
Referred to LABOR AND INDUSTRY, Feb. 3, 2015
Reported as committed, Feb. 11, 2015
First consideration, Feb. 11, 2015
Laid on the table, Feb. 11, 2015
Removed from table, March 2, 2015
Second consideration, March 3, 2015
Re-committed to APPROPRIATIONS, March 3, 2015
Re-reported as committed, March 4, 2015
Third consideration and final passage, March 4, 2015 (195-0)
In the Senate
Referred to LABOR AND INDUSTRY, March 6, 2015
PN 2657
Reported as amended, Dec. 10, 2015
First consideration, Dec. 10, 2015
Second consideration, Dec. 18, 2015
Re-referred to APPROPRIATIONS, Dec. 18, 2015
Re-reported as committed, Oct. 19, 2016
PN 4123
Amended on third consideration, Oct. 25, 2016 (39-9)
(Remarks see Senate Journal Page 995-997), Oct. 25, 2016
Third consideration and final passage, Oct. 26, 2016 (39-8)
In the House
Referred to RULES, Oct. 26, 2016
Re-reported on concurrence, as committed, Oct. 26, 2016
House concurred in Senate amendments, Oct. 26, 2016 (161-30)
(Remarks see House Journal Page 2137-2148), Oct. 26, 2016
Signed in House, Oct. 26, 2016
Signed in Senate, Oct. 26, 2016
Presented to the Governor, Oct. 27, 2016
Approved by the Governor, Nov. 3, 2016
Act No. 144 of 2016, Nov. 3, 2016
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