KY HB317 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on February 12 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-03-12 - recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
Pending: House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Amend KRS 341.380 to reduce the percentage used to set weekly benefit rate, to increase trigger amounts for the trust fund balance as related to the weekly benefits amount; to reduce the number of times to pay weekly benefits from 26 to 20; to tier down payments beginning at 125% of the weekly benefit rate for 5 weeks to 100% for the following 5 weeks then to 75 % for the third 5 weeks and 50% of the weekly benefits for the remainder of the award, except for employees classified as recall employees who receive 100% of the weekly benefit; provide that certain classified employees cannot change classification during benefit year; and if extended benefits have are federal funded, that the secretary may extend the number of times to pay to 26.

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2019-03-12Houserecommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
2019-02-25Housefloor amendments (1), (2), (3), (4) and (5) filed
2019-02-22Houseposted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, February 25 2019
2019-02-22House2nd reading, to Rules
2019-02-21Housereported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
2019-02-19Houseposted in committee
2019-02-15Houseto Small Business & Information Technology (H)
2019-02-12Houseintroduced in House


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