1.1A bill for an act
1.2relating to unemployment insurance; modifying eligibility for children of
1.3business owners; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 268.085,
1.4subdivision 9.

1.6    Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 268.085, subdivision 9, is amended to read:
1.7    Subd. 9. Business owners. (a) Wage credits from an employer may not be used
1.8for unemployment benefit purposes by any applicant who:
1.9    (1) individually, jointly, or in combination with the applicant's spouse, parent, or
1.10child owns or controls directly or indirectly 25 percent or more interest in the employer; or
1.11    (2) is the spouse, parent, or minor child of any individual who owns or controls
1.12directly or indirectly 25 percent or more interest in the employer.
1.13    This subdivision is effective when the applicant has been paid five times the
1.14applicant's weekly unemployment benefit amount in the current benefit year. This
1.15subdivision does not apply if the applicant had wages paid in covered employment of
1.16$7,500 or more from the employer covered by this subdivision in each of the 16 calendar
1.17quarters prior to the effective date of the benefit account and all taxes due on those wages
1.18have been paid.
1.19(b) An officer of a taxpaying employer referred to in section 268.046, subdivision 1,
1.20is subject to the limitations of this subdivision.
1.21EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective retroactively from July 1, 2010.