Substitute for Raised H.B. No. 5369
Session Year 2016


AN ACT CONCERNING ADJUSTMENTS TO THE MAXIMUM WEEKLY UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFIT RATE AND THE THRESHOLD AMOUNT UNDER WHICH A PERSON MAY BE FOUND GUILTY OF A MISDEMEANOR OR FELONY FOR THE FRAUDULENT RECEIPT OF UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS.

To calculate the maximum weekly unemployment benefit rate by using a method of computation that more accurately reflects the average wages paid to workers in the state.