UNEMPL INS-WAGES AND WKLY WAGE
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Unemployment Insurance Act. In provisions setting the
statewide average weekly wage and the maximum amount of remuneration
to be considered as wages for purposes of the Act, eliminates language
changing those amounts for 1998. Effective immediately.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes everything. Makes stylistic changes in the Sections of
the Act that were amended in the bill as introduced.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Makes a stylistic change.
CONFERENCE COMMITTEE REPORT NO. 1. (Adopted in House only)
Recommends that the Senate recede from S-am 1.
Recommends that the bill be further amended as follows:
Adds reference to:
820 ILCS 405/301 from Ch. 48, par. 381
820 ILCS 405/500 from Ch. 48, par. 420
820 ILCS 405/1300 from Ch. 48, par. 540
820 ILCS 405/1400 from Ch. 48, par. 550
820 ILCS 405/1507 from Ch. 48, par. 577
820 ILCS 405/2201 from Ch. 48, par. 681
820 ILCS 405/2201.1 from Ch. 48, par. 681.1
Deletes everything. Amends the Unemployment Insurance Act.
Provides that with respect to the year 2002 (now, 1998), the term
"wages" includes only the remuneration paid to an individual by an
employer that does not exceed $10,000; for other years, the terms
includes only the remuneration that does not exceed $9,000. Deletes
provision that the statewide average weekly wage for the benefit
period of 1998 is $491; provides that the statewide average weekly
wage for the benefit period of 2002 is $539. Provides that the
Director of Employment Security can make a determination on his or
her own initiative that an employing unit has ceased to be an
employer. Makes changes in the manner in which an unemployed
individual reports to the Department of Employment Security where the
individual has sought work. Deletes language in provisions regarding
determining an employer's contribution rates that requires an employer
to report when the employer succeeds to substantially all of the
employing enterprises of another employing unit or face a penalty.
Makes changes in provisions pertaining to the authority of the
Department to disregard amounts payable by employers and credit
balances owing to employers when the amounts are less than $2. Makes
other changes. Effective immediately.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 99-01-12
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 1
END OF INQUIRY
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