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Amendment

 

February Session, 2016

LCO No. 4838

   
 

*HB0536904838HDO*

Offered by:

 

REP. TERCYAK, 26th Dist.

SEN. GOMES, 23rd Dist.

 

To: Subst. House Bill No. 5369

File No. 232

Cal. No. 175

"AN ACT CONCERNING AN ADJUSTMENT TO THE METHOD FOR DETERMINING THE MAXIMUM WEEKLY UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFIT RATE. "

After the last section, add the following and renumber sections and internal references accordingly:

"Sec. 501. Subsection (f) of section 31-273 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2016):

(f) Any person who knowingly makes a false statement or representation or fails to disclose a material fact in order to obtain, increase, prevent or decrease any benefit, contribution or other payment under this chapter, or under any similar law of another state or of the United States in regard to which this state acted as agent pursuant to an agreement authorized by section 31-225, whether to be made to or by himself or any other person, and who receives any such benefit, pays any such contribution or alters any such payment to his advantage by such fraudulent means (1) shall be guilty of a class A misdemeanor if such benefit, contribution or payment amounts to [five] one thousand three hundred dollars or less or (2) shall be guilty of a class D felony if such benefit, contribution or payment amounts to more than [five] one thousand three hundred dollars. Notwithstanding the provisions of section 54-193, no person shall be prosecuted for a violation of the provisions of this subsection committed on or after October 1, 1977, except within five years next after such violation has been committed. "

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Sec. 501

October 1, 2016

31-273(f)