Bill Status of HB5755 100th General Assembly
Short Description: UNEMP INS FRAUD 125% PENALTY
Rep. Natalie Phelps Finnie
| 1/8/2019||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
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.