OH HB672 | 2019-2020 | 133rd General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 35-0)
Status: Introduced on May 26 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-05-27 - Refer to Committee: Insurance
Pending: House Insurance Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


To amend section 4141.29 and to enact section 4141.294 of the Revised Code to enact the "Worker Protection Act" to require the Director of Job and Family Services to consider certain factors related to COVID-19 when determining, for purposes of unemployment benefit eligibility, whether an individual had just cause to quit work or refuse employment and to declare an emergency.

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Consider COVID-19 effects-eligibility for unemployment benefits



2020-05-27HouseRefer to Committee: Insurance


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
414129Amended CodeCitation Text
4141294New CodeSee Bill Text

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