SB246 H JUD AMT 4-7 #1
The Committee on Judiciary moves to amend the title of the bill as follows:
Com. Sub. for S. B. 246 -- "A Bill to amend and reenact §21A- 1-4 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended; to amend and reenact §21A-1A-5, §21A-1A-6, §21A-1A-7 and §21A-1A-28 of said code; to amend and reenact §21A-5-10a of said code; and to amend and reenact §21A-6-1, §21A-6-3 and §21A-6-10 of said code, all relating generally to unemployment compensation; requiring establishment of employer violator system; providing for notice and due process; defining certain terms; creating a temporary solvency assessment; providing for a temporary solvency assessment if the balance of the fund falls below certain funded levels; providing for removal of the temporary solvency assessment; requiring written notice to employers when assessment will be collected and terminated; providing for collection of delinquencies and penalties; providing that the maximum weekly benefit rate shall not increase or decrease while temporary solvency assessments are being imposed; providing for an alternative base wage and authorizing benefits thereunder; requiring notice to employer when employee quits for health reasons; requiring written certification from physician within thirty days; classifying certain conduct as gross misconduct; defining lockout; providing that an employee who voluntarily retires is not eligible for unemployment; and modifying the benefit table.