VA HB5087 | 2020 | 1st Special Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 14-0)
Status: Engrossed on September 4 2020 - 50% progression
Action: 2020-09-16 - Reported from Commerce and Labor with amendment (15-Y 0-N)
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Unemployment compensation; short-time compensation; sunset repeal; emergency. Repeals two sunset provisions from legislation enacted during the 2020 Regular Session of the General Assembly that, among other things, established a short-time compensation program that provides employers with the option of reducing the hours worked by employees while permitting the employees whose hours are reduced to receive partial compensation for lost wages. The bill also extends the date by which the Virginia Employment Commission is required to establish and implement such short-time compensation program from January 1, 2021 to January 1, 2022.The bill contains an emergency clause.

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Unemployment compensation; extends date VEC is required to establish, etc., short-time compensation.


Roll Calls

2020-09-16 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Commerce and Labor with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (Y: 15 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-09-08 - House - House: VOTE: Passage Emergency (79-Y 19-N) (Y: 79 N: 19 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-08-31 - House - House: Reported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N) (Y: 22 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-08-26 - House - House: Reported from Labor and Commerce (22-Y 0-N) (Y: 22 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-09-16SenateReported from Commerce and Labor with amendment (15-Y 0-N)
2020-09-09SenateReferred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
2020-09-09SenateConstitutional reading dispensed
2020-09-08HouseVOTE: Passage Emergency (79-Y 19-N)
2020-09-08HouseRead third time and passed House (79-Y 19-N)
2020-09-04HouseRead second time and engrossed
2020-09-03HousePassed by for the day
2020-09-02HouseRead first time
2020-08-31HouseReported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N)
2020-08-26HouseReferred to Committee on Appropriations
2020-08-26HouseReported from Labor and Commerce (22-Y 0-N)
2020-08-18HouseReferred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
2020-08-18HousePresented and ordered printed with emergency clause 20200548D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
602712(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources

Bill Comments