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Minutes for HB2196 - Committee on Commerce, Labor and Economic Development

Short Title

Changing provisions of the employment security law, including creation of the unemployment compensation modernization and improvement council, development of a new unemployment insurance information technology system, provision of tax information to claimants, publication of trust fund data, the maximum benefit period, the charging of employer accounts for benefits paid, employer contribution rate determination and schedules, abolishment of the employment security interest assessment fund, crediting of employer accounts for fraudulent or erroneous payments, transfers from the state general fund to the unemployment insurance trust fund for improper benefit payments, changes to the shared work compensation program and other unemployment trust fund provisions.

Minutes Content for Wed, Feb 10, 2021

Chairman Tarwater called the meeting to order.

Chairman Tarwater reopened  the hearing on HB2196 for opponent and neutral testimony.

No testimony was provided as an opponent.

Kansas Department of Labor, Peter Brady Deputy Secretary presented as a neutral conferee (Attachment 2)

Kansas Department of Labor staff presented additional information regarding their work programs (Attachment 1) (Attachment 3)

A question and answer period followed.

Chairman Tarwater closed the hearing on HB2196.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:50 PM.