90th General Assembly
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UNEMPL INS-WAGES AND WKLY WAGE                                             

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Unemployment Insurance Act.  In provisions setting the      
   statewide average weekly wage and the maximum amount  of  remuneration      
   to be considered as wages for purposes of the Act, eliminates language      
   changing those amounts for 1998.  Effective immediately.                    
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
        Deletes everything.  Makes stylistic changes in the  Sections  of      
   the Act that were amended in the bill as introduced.                        
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
        Makes a stylistic change.                                              
        CONFERENCE COMMITTEE REPORT NO. 1. (Adopted in House only)             
        Recommends that the Senate recede from S-am 1.                         
        Recommends that the bill be further amended as follows:                
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          820 ILCS 405/301                from Ch. 48, par. 381                
          820 ILCS 405/500                from Ch. 48, par. 420                
          820 ILCS 405/1300               from Ch. 48, par. 540                
          820 ILCS 405/1400               from Ch. 48, par. 550                
          820 ILCS 405/1507               from Ch. 48, par. 577                
          820 ILCS 405/2201               from Ch. 48, par. 681                
          820 ILCS 405/2201.1             from Ch. 48, par. 681.1              
        Deletes  everything.   Amends  the  Unemployment  Insurance  Act.      
   Provides that with respect to the year  2002  (now,  1998),  the  term      
   "wages"  includes  only  the  remuneration paid to an individual by an      
   employer that does not exceed $10,000;  for  other  years,  the  terms      
   includes  only  the remuneration that does not exceed $9,000.  Deletes      
   provision that the statewide  average  weekly  wage  for  the  benefit      
   period  of  1998  is  $491; provides that the statewide average weekly      
   wage for the benefit period of 2002  is  $539.     Provides  that  the      
   Director  of    Employment Security can make a determination on his or      
   her own initiative  that  an  employing  unit  has  ceased  to  be  an      
   employer.   Makes  changes  in  the  manner  in  which  an  unemployed      
   individual  reports to the Department of Employment Security where the      
   individual has sought work.  Deletes language in provisions  regarding      
   determining an employer's contribution rates that requires an employer      
   to  report  when  the  employer  succeeds  to substantially all of the      
   employing enterprises of another employing unit  or  face  a  penalty.      
   Makes  changes  in  provisions  pertaining  to  the  authority  of the      
   Department to  disregard  amounts  payable  by  employers  and  credit      
   balances owing to  employers when the amounts are less than $2.  Makes      
   other changes.  Effective immediately.                                      
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 99-01-12

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   1


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