Bill Text: CA AB1383 | 2011-2012 | Regular Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Unemployment insurance: compensation benefits.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced - Dead) 2012-02-01 - Died at Desk. [AB1383 Detail]

Download: California-2011-AB1383-Introduced.html
BILL NUMBER: AB 1383	INTRODUCED
	BILL TEXT


INTRODUCED BY   Assembly Member Fong

                        FEBRUARY 18, 2011

   An act to amend Section 1252 of the Unemployment Insurance Code,
relating to unemployment compensation.


	LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


   AB 1383, as introduced, Fong. Unemployment insurance: compensation
benefits.
    Existing law governing unemployment insurance benefits provides
that an individual is unemployed in any week in which he or she
performs no services and receives no wages or meets any of other
specified conditions.
   This bill would make technical, nonsubstantive changes to those
provisions.
   Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: no.
State-mandated local program: no.


THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  SECTION 1.  Section 1252 of the Unemployment Insurance Code is
amended to read:
   1252.  (a) An individual is "unemployed" in any week in which he
or she meets any of the following conditions:
   (1) Any week during which he or she performs no services and with
respect to which no wages are payable to him or her.
   (2) Any week of less than full-time work, if the wages payable to
him or her with respect to the week, when reduced by twenty-five
dollars ($25) or 25 percent of the wages payable, whichever is
greater, do not equal or exceed his or her weekly benefit 
amount   total  .
   (3) Any week for which, except for the requirements of subdivision
(d) of Section 1253, he or she would be eligible for benefits under
Section 1253.5.
   (4) Any week during which he or she  performs 
 completes  full-time work for five days as a juror, or as a
witness under subpoena.
   (b) Authorized regulations shall be prescribed making such
distinctions as may be necessary in the procedures applicable to
unemployed individuals as to  total   the amount
of  unemployment, part-total employment, partial unemployment
of individuals attached to their regular jobs, and other forms of
short-time work.
   (c) For the purpose of this section only "wages" includes any and
all compensation for personal services whether performed as an
employee or as an independent contractor or as a juror or as a
witness, but does not include any payment received by a member of the
National Guard or reserve component of the armed forces for inactive
duty training, annual training, or emergency state active duty.
                                                          
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