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HOUSE BILL NO. 395
INTRODUCED BY T. FACEY, J. ELLINGSON
AN ACT REVISING ELIGIBILITY FOR UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE BENEFITS FOR PART-TIME WORKERS; AMENDING SECTIONS 39-51-2101 AND 39-51-2202, MCA; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE, AN APPLICABILITY DATE, AND A TERMINATION DATE.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MONTANA:
Section 1. Section 39-51-2101, MCA, is amended to read:
"39-51-2101. Total unemployment -- when. An individual
shall be deemed is considered to be totally unemployed in
any week during which the individual performed no:
(1) performed no work in employment and earned no wages for employment; or
a week of performed less than full-time work in employment with wages for employment of less than two times the
individual's weekly benefit amount."
Section 2. Section 39-51-2202, MCA, is amended to read:
"39-51-2202. Partial payment of benefits. Partial payment for a week of unemployment, as used in this section,
be is the claimant's weekly benefit amount less 50% of wages for employment earned in excess of one-fourth of his the
claimant's weekly benefit amount. Such The wages for employment and the one-fourth weekly benefit amount, if not a
multiple of $1, shall must be rounded to the nearest lower full dollar amount."
Section 3. Effective date -- applicability. [This act] is effective July 1, 1999, and applies to claims for benefits first filed on or after July 1, 1999.
Section 4. Termination. [This act] terminates July 1, 2001.
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