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 Bill Status of HB5755  100th General Assembly

Short Description:  UNEMP INS FRAUD 125% PENALTY

House Sponsors
Rep. Natalie Phelps Finnie

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
820 ILCS 405/901.1

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Unemployment Insurance Act. Provides that the additional penalty for fraudulently obtaining benefits is 125% (instead of 15%) of the amount fraudulently obtained. Provides that the amounts collected shall be paid into the State's account in the Unemployment Trust Fund (instead of shall be treated in the same manner as benefits recovered from an individual). Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/16/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Natalie Phelps Finnie
  2/16/2018HouseFirst Reading
  2/16/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die

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