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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 6670

 

January Session, 2017

 

LCO No. 1903

 

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Referred to Committee on LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. WILSON, 66th Dist.

 

AN ACT REQUIRING RECIPIENTS OF UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION TO VERIFY THAT THEY ARE SEEKING EMPLOYMENT.

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

That chapter 567 of the general statutes be amended to require recipients of unemployment compensation to verify that they are actively seeking employment.

Statement of Purpose:

To ensure that only unemployed persons who are actively seeking employment are receiving unemployment benefits.