IN HB1451 | 2023 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 4-1)
Status: Passed on April 20 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-04-20 - Public Law 85
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Unemployment compensation. Amends the definition of "deductible income" for purposes of the unemployment compensation laws. Provides that, subject to certain exceptions, the department of workforce development may accept an offer in compromise from an employer or claimant to reduce past due debts arising from contributions or benefit overpayments. Provides that an individual is ineligible for benefits for any week that the individual receives payments equal to or exceeding the individual's weekly benefit amount in pension, retirement, or annuity payments under any plan of an employer where the employer contributes all of the money. (Under current law, the disqualification provision applies under any plan of an employer where the employer contributes a portion or all of the money.) Provides that the state of Indiana is not required to participate in or precluded from ceasing to participate in any offered or enacted voluntary, optional, special, or emergency federal program. Makes corresponding changes.

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Unemployment compensation.


Roll Calls

2023-03-21 - Senate - Senate - Third reading (Y: 42 N: 0 NV: 4 Abs: 4) [PASS]
2023-02-21 - House - House - Third reading (Y: 89 N: 0 NV: 7 Abs: 4) [PASS]


2023-04-20HousePublic Law 85
2023-04-20HouseSigned by the Governor
2023-04-17SenateSigned by the President of the Senate
2023-04-04SenateSigned by the President Pro Tempore
2023-04-03HouseSigned by the Speaker
2023-03-22SenateReturned to the House without amendments
2023-03-21SenateThird reading: passed; Roll Call 245: yeas 42, nays 0
2023-03-20SenateSenator Rogers added as second sponsor
2023-03-20SenateSecond reading: ordered engrossed
2023-03-16SenateCommittee report: do pass, adopted
2023-02-28SenateFirst reading: referred to Committee on Pensions and Labor
2023-02-22HouseReferred to the Senate
2023-02-21HouseThird reading: passed; Roll Call 183: yeas 89, nays 0
2023-02-21HouseSenate sponsor: Senator Walker G
2023-02-16HouseSecond reading: ordered engrossed
2023-02-13HouseCommittee report: do pass, adopted
2023-02-06HouseRepresentatives VanNatter and Hatfield added as coauthors
2023-01-17HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Employment, Labor and Pensions
2023-01-17HouseAuthored by Representative Carbaugh


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