KY SB171 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on February 12 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-02-14 - to Economic Development, Tourism, and Labor (S)
Pending: Senate Economic Development, Tourism, and Labor Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Amend KRS 341.380 to reduce the percentage used to set weekly benefit rate, to increase trigger amounts for the trust fund balance as related to the weekly benefits amount; to reduce the number of times to pay weekly benefits from 26 to 20; to tier down payments beginning at 125% of the weekly benefit rate for 5 weeks to 100% for the following 5 weeks then to 75 % for the third 5 weeks and 50% of the weekly benefits for the remainder of the award, except for employees classified as recall employees who receive 100% of the weekly benefit; provide that certain classified employees cannot change classification during benefit year; and if extended benefits have are federal funded, the the secretary may extend the number of times to pay to 26.

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AN ACT relating to re-employment assistance.



2019-02-14Senateto Economic Development, Tourism, and Labor (S)
2019-02-12Senateintroduced in Senate


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