Bill Status of SB1492 100th General Assembly
Short Description: UNEMPLOY INS-FRAUD
Sen. Kyle McCarter
| 3/17/2017||Senate||Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Unemployment Insurance Act. Provides that an individual who, for the purpose of obtaining benefits, knowingly provides false, incomplete, or misleading information commits unemployment security benefits fraud. Provides that unemployment insurance security benefits fraud is a felony. Requires a statement on the Department of Employment Security's website and on specified forms stating that it is a crime to knowingly provide false, incomplete, or misleading information to any party to an unemployment security benefits transaction for the purpose of committing fraud and outlines possible penalties. Provides that an employer or other person that law enforcement or the Department of Employment Security requests information from regarding unemployment insurance fraud shall take all reasonable actions to promptly provide the information requested and shall disclose information when he or she has a reasonable belief of a specified violation.