DC B23-0133 | 2019-2020 | 23rd Council


Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 10-1)
Status: Introduced on February 5 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-07-01 - Public Hearing Held
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


As introduced it provides a furlough-excepted federal employee is eligible for unemployment benefits during a federal government shutdown. The funds are to be reimbursed by the federal employee once they receive their earnings, however reimbursement may be waived by the Director for good cause.

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Supporting Essential Workers Unemployment Insurance Amendment Act Of 2019



2019-07-01CouncilPublic Hearing Held
2019-06-07CouncilNotice of Public Hearing Published in the DC Register
2019-02-15CouncilNotice of Intent to Act on B23-0133 Published in the DC Register
2019-02-05CouncilReferred to Committee on Labor and Workforce Development
2019-02-05CouncilIntroduced in Committee of the Whole

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