91st General Assembly
Summary of HB4428
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Short description: 
UNEMPLOYMENT-FAMILY LEAVE                                                  

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends  the  Unemployment  Insurance  Act.   Provides   that   an      
   individual  who  is  on  leave  of absence from his or her job for any      
   reason specified in the federal Family and Medical Leave Act shall not      
   be deemed unable to work, unavailable for work, or to have  failed  to      
   actively  seek  work for any week ending during the period the absence      
   is approved under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act, nor  shall      
   the   individual   be   ineligible   for  benefits  on  the  basis  of      
   involuntarily leaving work.  Provides that a maximum of  12  weeks  of      
   benefits  are  payable  under these provisions.  Provides for reducing      
   benefits in proportion to what the individual  is  receiving  under  a      
   disability  insurance plan.  Provides that 2 years after the effective      
   date of this amendatory Act, the Director of Employment Security shall      
   report to  the  Governor  and  the  General  Assembly  on  the              
   effectiveness of these provisions.  Effective immediately.                  
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 01-01-09

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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