EXPLANATION: DEW accountability and transparency
Amend the bill, as and if amended, Part IB, Section 67, DEPT. OF
EMPLOYMENT & WORKFORCE, page 439, after line 11, by adding
an appropriately numbered paragraph to read:
/ (DEW: Transparency of Funding Appropriation) In order to promote accountability and transparency, the Department of Employment and Workforce must provide and release to the public via the agency's website, a report of all aggregate amounts of taxes, fees and payments that were charged, collected and paid by that state agency in the prior fiscal year. The report shall include, but not be limited to: (1) SUTA taxes collected per Tier; (2) unemployment benefit claims paid; (3) how many unemployment claims were made in error; (4) loan repayments made to the federal government; and (5) the amount of funds left in the agency's account at the end of the fiscal year. The report must be posted online by September first of the current fiscal year. Additionally, the report must be delivered to the Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee and the Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee by September first. Funds appropriated to and/or authorized for use by the department shall be used to accomplish this directive. /
Renumber sections to conform.
Amend totals and titles to conform.