Bill Text: IL SB1362 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Amends the Unemployment Insurance Act. Provides that an individual shall be ineligible for benefits for any week in a benefit year which begins on or after January 1, 2018, unless, subsequent to the beginning of his or her immediately preceding benefit year with respect to which benefits were paid to him or her, he or she was reemployed and had earnings equal to or in excess of his or her current weekly benefit amount in each of 4 calendar weeks that are either for services in employment, or have been or will be reported pursuant to the provisions of the Federal Insurance Contributions Act by each employing unit for which such services are performed and that submits a statement certifying to that fact.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2017-03-17 - Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments [SB1362 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2017-SB1362-Introduced.html


100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2017 and 2018
SB1362

Introduced 2/9/2017, by Sen. Kyle McCarter

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
820 ILCS 405/607 from Ch. 48, par. 437

Amends the Unemployment Insurance Act. Provides that an individual shall be ineligible for benefits for any week in a benefit year which begins on or after January 1, 2018, unless, subsequent to the beginning of his or her immediately preceding benefit year with respect to which benefits were paid to him or her, he or she was reemployed and had earnings equal to or in excess of his or her current weekly benefit amount in each of 4 calendar weeks that are either for services in employment, or have been or will be reported pursuant to the provisions of the Federal Insurance Contributions Act by each employing unit for which such services are performed and that submits a statement certifying to that fact.
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A BILL FOR

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1 AN ACT concerning employment.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 5. The Unemployment Insurance Act is amended by
5changing Section 607 as follows:
6 (820 ILCS 405/607) (from Ch. 48, par. 437)
7 Sec. 607. Ineligibility after 26 weeks - Work requirement
8for second benefit year.
9 A. An individual shall be ineligible for benefits whenever,
10in any period commencing with a compensable week of
11unemployment, he has been allowed his full weekly benefit
12amount for each of twenty-six weeks, until he has earned wages
13equal to at least three times his current weekly benefit amount
14in bona fide work, reduced by an amount equal to his current
15weekly benefit amount for each week, if any, in which he was
16not unemployed within such period, whereupon he shall again, if
17otherwise eligible, be permitted to receive his full weekly
18benefit amount for twenty-six weeks.
19 If, however, a compensable week of unemployment is followed
20by three or more weeks (not necessarily consecutive) in each of
21which he earned wages for bona fide work equal to at least his
22then current weekly benefit amount, such period shall be deemed
23to commence immediately after the last week in which he earned

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1such wages.
2 This subsection is applicable only to weeks in benefit
3years which begin prior to January 1, 1972.
4 B. An individual shall be ineligible for benefits for any
5week in a benefit year which begins on or after January 1, 1972
6and before January 1, 2018, unless, subsequent to the beginning
7of his immediately preceding benefit year with respect to which
8benefits were paid to him, he performed bona fide work and
9earned remuneration for such work equal to at least 3 times his
10current weekly benefit amount.
11 C. An individual shall be ineligible for benefits for any
12week in a benefit year which begins on or after January 1,
132018, unless, subsequent to the beginning of his or her
14immediately preceding benefit year with respect to which
15benefits were paid to him or her, he or she was reemployed and
16had earnings equal to or in excess of his or her current weekly
17benefit amount in each of 4 calendar weeks that are either for
18services in employment, or have been or will be reported
19pursuant to the provisions of the Federal Insurance
20Contributions Act by each employing unit for which such
21services are performed and that submits a statement certifying
22to that fact.
23(Source: P.A. 77-1443.)
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