Bill Text - HB26 (2011)

(New Title) relative to the definition of gross misconduct for purposes of unemployment compensation.


Revision: March 17, 2011, midnight

HB 26-FN – AS INTRODUCED

2011 SESSION

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09/01

HOUSE BILL 26-FN

AN ACT clarifying the definition of gross misconduct for purposes of unemployment compensation.

SPONSORS: Rep. Kappler, Rock 2; Rep. C. Vita, Straf 3; Rep. Tucker, Rock 17; Rep. Willette, Hills 6; Rep. Greemore, Belk 3; Sen. Forrester, Dist 2; Sen. Carson, Dist 14; Sen. Barnes, Jr., Dist 17

COMMITTEE: Labor, Industrial and Rehabilitative Services

ANALYSIS

This bill clarifies the definition of gross misconduct for purposes of unemployment compensation.

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

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09/01

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eleven

AN ACT clarifying the definition of gross misconduct for purposes of unemployment compensation.

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

1 Unemployment Compensation; Definition of Gross Misconduct. Amend RSA 282-A:35 to read as follows:

282-A:35 Gross Misconduct. An unemployed individual who has been discharged for arson, sabotage, felony, assault which causes bodily injury, criminal threatening, or [theft of an amount greater than $500, where such conduct is] dishonesty connected with his or her work, shall suffer the loss of all wage credits earned prior to the date of such dismissal.

2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

LBAO

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12/13/10

HB 26-FN - FISCAL NOTE

AN ACT clarifying the definition of gross misconduct for purposes of unemployment compensation.

FISCAL IMPACT:

    The Legislative Budget Assistant has determined that this legislation has a total fiscal impact of less than $10,000 in each of the fiscal years 2011 through 2015.

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