VA SB5107 | 2020 | 1st Special Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Engrossed on August 28 2020 - 50% progression
Action: 2020-09-25 - VOTE: Passage Emergency (75-Y 22-N)
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [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

2020-09-25 - House - House: VOTE: Passage Emergency (75-Y 22-N) (Y: 75 N: 22 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-09-18 - House - House: Reported from Labor and Commerce (18-Y 3-N) (Y: 18 N: 3 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-09-02 - Senate - Senate: Passed Senate (34-Y 3-N) (Y: 34 N: 3 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-09-02 - Senate - Senate: Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (37-Y 0-N) (Y: 37 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-09-02 - Senate - Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (32-Y 5-N) (Y: 32 N: 5 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-08-26 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Commerce and Labor with amendment (12-Y 2-N) (Y: 12 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-09-25HouseVOTE: Passage Emergency (75-Y 22-N)
2020-09-25HouseDefeated by House (75-Y 22-N) (Requires 78 affirmative votes to pass)
2020-09-25HouseRead third time
2020-09-24HouseRead second time
2020-09-18HouseReported from Labor and Commerce (18-Y 3-N)
2020-09-17HouseReferred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
2020-09-17HouseRead first time
2020-09-17HousePlaced on Calendar
2020-09-02SenatePassed Senate (34-Y 3-N)
2020-09-02SenateReconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (37-Y 0-N)
2020-09-02SenateRead third time and passed Senate (32-Y 5-N)
2020-08-28SenatePrinted as engrossed 20200763D-E
2020-08-28SenateEngrossed by Senate as amended SB5107E
2020-08-28SenateCommittee amendment agreed to
2020-08-28SenateReading of amendment waived
2020-08-28SenateRead second time
2020-08-27SenateRead first time
2020-08-26SenateReported from Commerce and Labor with amendment (12-Y 2-N)
2020-08-18SenateReferred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
2020-08-18SenatePrefiled and ordered printed with emergency clause; offered 08/18/20 20200763D

Code Citations

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

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