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2009-2010 Regular Session - HB 581
Georgia Works Job Creation and Protection Act of 2009; enact
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 8 of Title 34 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to employment security, so as to protect the solvency of the Georgia Unemployment Trust Fund by providing incentives to employers to comply with the Employment Security Law; to protect existing jobs and to stimulate job creation; to reduce employer payment requirements for de minimis tax amounts; to establish a credit to employers for hiring unemployment claimants; to provide for the Georgia Works program to assist recipients of unemployment compensation in obtaining new job skill training; to reauthorize certain federal moneys for the administration of Chapter 8 of Title 34; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Apr/21/2009 - Effective Date
Apr/21/2009 - Act 49
Apr/21/2009 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/14/2009 - House Sent to Governor
Apr/03/2009 - House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub
Mar/30/2009 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/30/2009 - Senate Third Read
Mar/26/2009 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/26/2009 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/19/2009 - Senate Recommitted
Mar/12/2009 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/12/2009 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/12/2009 - House Third Readers
Mar/09/2009 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/03/2009 - House Second Readers
Feb/26/2009 - House First Readers
Feb/25/2009 - House Hopper
3/12/2009 Structured Rule; 3/19/2009 Withdrawn from Finance Committee and recommitted to Insurance and Labor Committee in Senate
Apr/03/2009 - House Vote #448Yea(159)Nay(2)NV(16)
Mar/30/2009 - Senate Vote #333Yea(55)Nay(0)NV(1)
Mar/12/2009 - House Vote #210Yea(158)Nay(0)NV(9)
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