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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5153

 

January Session, 2007

 

LCO No. 316

   

Referred to Committee on Labor and Public Employees

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. HAMZY, 78th Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS FOR CERTAIN MILITARY SPOUSES.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That subsection (a) of section 31-236 of the general statutes be amended to permit an individual to receive unemployment benefits when the individual leaves work to accompany a spouse who is on active duty with the armed services of the United States and is required by such service to relocate.

Statement of Purpose:

To provide unemployment compensation benefits to individuals who leave their jobs to accompany a relocated military spouse.