South Carolina General Assembly
124th Session, 2021-2022

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Indicates Matter Stricken
Indicates New Matter

R60, S421

STATUS INFORMATION

General Bill
Sponsors: Senator Alexander
Document Path: l:\s-res\tca\015dew .kmm.tca.docx

Introduced in the Senate on January 12, 2021
Introduced in the House on February 24, 2021
Passed by the General Assembly on May 5, 2021

Summary: Unemployment security benefits

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

     Date      Body   Action Description with journal page number
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   1/12/2021  Senate  Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 306)
   1/12/2021  Senate  Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry 
                        (Senate Journal-page 306)
   2/16/2021  Senate  Committee report: Favorable Labor, Commerce and Industry 
                        (Senate Journal-page 4)
   2/17/2021          Scrivener's error corrected
   2/18/2021  Senate  Read second time (Senate Journal-page 14)
   2/18/2021  Senate  Roll call Ayes-41  Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 14)
   2/23/2021  Senate  Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 8)
   2/24/2021  House   Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 9)
   2/24/2021  House   Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry 
                        (House Journal-page 9)
   4/29/2021  House   Committee report: Favorable Labor, Commerce and Industry 
                        (House Journal-page 78)
    5/4/2021  House   Read second time (House Journal-page 105)
    5/4/2021  House   Roll call Yeas-97  Nays-0 (House Journal-page 105)
    5/5/2021  House   Read third time and enrolled (House Journal-page 7)
   5/13/2021          Ratified R  60

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

1/12/2021
2/16/2021
2/16/2021-A
2/17/2021
4/29/2021

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NOTE: THIS IS A TEMPORARY VERSION. THIS DOCUMENT WILL REMAIN IN THIS VERSION UNTIL FINAL APPROVAL BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.

(R60, S421)

AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 41-35-320, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO THE PAYMENT OF EXTENDED UNEMPLOYMENT SECURITY BENEFITS WHEN FEDERALLY FUNDED, SO AS TO REDUCE THE LOOKBACK PERIOD FROM THREE YEARS TO TWO YEARS FOR DETERMINING WHETHER THERE IS AN "ON" INDICATOR FOR THIS STATE.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:

"On" indicator, lookback period decreased

SECTION    1.    Section 41-35-320(2) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:

"(2)    There is a state 'on' indicator for this State for a week in which the United States Secretary of Labor determines that for the period consisting of the most recent three months, the rate of total unemployment, seasonally adjusted, equaled or exceeded six and a half percent, and the average rate of total unemployment for the State, seasonally adjusted, as determined by the United States Secretary of Labor for this period equals or exceeds one hundred ten percent of the average unemployment for the State in one or more of the corresponding three-month periods ending in the two preceding calendar years."

Time effective

SECTION    2.    This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.

Ratified the 13th day of May, 2021.

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President of the Senate

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Speaker of the House of Representatives

Approved the ____________ day of _____________________2021.

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Governor

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