South Carolina General Assembly
125th Session, 2023-2024
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Sponsors: Senator McLeod
Document Path: SMIN-0017MW23.docx
Introduced in the Senate on January 10, 2023
Currently residing in the Senate
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
|Date||Body||Action Description with journal page number|
|11/30/2022||Senate||Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry|
|1/10/2023||Senate||Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 113)|
|1/10/2023||Senate||Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry (Senate Journal-page 113)|
|2/8/2023||Scrivener's error corrected|
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
TO AMEND THE SOUTH CAROLINA CODE OF LAWS BY AMENDING SECTION 41-35-40(A), RELATING TO WEEKLY UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS, SO AS TO MODIFY THE WEEKLY BENEFIT AMOUNT; AND TO REPEAL SECTION 41-35-50 RELATING TO MAXIMUM POTENTIAL ANNUAL EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 41-35-40(A) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
Section 41-35-40(A). An insured worker's weekly benefit amount is fifty percent of his weekly average wage, as defined in Section 41-27-140, and the weekly benefit amount, if not a multiple of one dollar, must be computed to the next lower multiple of one dollar. However, no insured worker's weekly benefit amount may be less than forty-two dollars nor greater than sixty-six and two-thirds percent of the statewide average weekly wage most recently computed before the beginning of the individual's benefit year four hundred and one dollars.
SECTION 2. Section 41-35-50 of the 1976 Code is repealed.
SECTION 3. This act takes effect January 1, 2024.
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