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A67, R88, S334
Sponsors: Senators Leventis, Hayes, Knotts, Drummond, Anderson and Ford
Document Path: l:\council\bills\dka\3136dw07.doc
Introduced in the Senate on January 24, 2007
Introduced in the House on March 21, 2007
Last Amended on March 15, 2007
Passed by the General Assembly on May 25, 2007
Governor's Action: June 6, 2007, Vetoed
Legislative veto action(s): Veto overridden
Summary: Employment security law
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1/24/2007 Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-13 1/24/2007 Senate Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry SJ-13 3/14/2007 Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Labor, Commerce and Industry SJ-10 3/15/2007 Senate Amended SJ-10 3/15/2007 Senate Read second time SJ-10 3/19/2007 Scrivener's error corrected 3/20/2007 Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-18 3/21/2007 House Introduced and read first time HJ-7 3/21/2007 House Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry HJ-7 5/23/2007 House Committee report: Favorable Labor, Commerce and Industry HJ-8 5/24/2007 House Read second time HJ-28 5/24/2007 House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day HJ-30 5/25/2007 House Read third time and enrolled 5/31/2007 Ratified R 88 6/6/2007 Vetoed by Governor 6/7/2007 Senate Veto overridden by originating body Yeas-43 Nays-0 6/7/2007 House Veto overridden Yeas-94 Nays-0 HJ-114 6/18/2007 Copies available 6/18/2007 Effective date 06/07/07 6/18/2007 Act No. 67
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
(A67, R88, S334)
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 41-35-126 SO AS TO MAKE AN INDIVIDUAL ELIGIBLE FOR WAITING WEEK CREDIT FOR UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION IF THE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY COMMISSION FINDS THAT THE INDIVIDUAL HAS LEFT WORK VOLUNTARILY TO RELOCATE BECAUSE OF THE TRANSFER OF A SPOUSE WHO HAS BEEN REASSIGNED FROM ONE MILITARY ASSIGNMENT TO ANOTHER UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; AND TO AMEND SECTION 41-35-130, AS AMENDED, RELATING TO THE PAYMENT OF BENEFITS TO AN INSURED WORKER UNDER THE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY LAW, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT LEAVING AN EMPLOYER BECAUSE OF THE TRANSFER OF A SPOUSE FROM ONE MILITARY ASSIGNMENT TO ANOTHER DOES NOT DISQUALIFY A PERSON FROM THESE BENEFITS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Military relocation benefits
SECTION 1. Article 1, Chapter 35, Title 41 is amended by adding:
"Section 41-35-126. Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 41-35-120, an individual is eligible for waiting week credit and for unemployment compensation if the commission finds that the individual has left work voluntarily to relocate because of the transfer of a spouse who has been reassigned from one military assignment to another, provided that the separation from employment occurs within fifteen days of the scheduled relocation date."
Benefits not charged to contributing employer
SECTION 2. Section 41-35-130 of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 50 of 2005, is further amended by adding:
"(j) Benefits paid to an individual pursuant to Section 41-35-126 must not be charged to the account of a contributing employer."
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 31st day of May, 2007.
Vetoed by the Governor -- 6/6/07.
Veto overridden by Senate -- 6/7/07.
Veto overridden by House -- 6/7/07.
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