Adopted by House 4-11-2009
SB246 HFIN AMT 4-8

The Committee on Finance moved to amend the title of the bill to read as follows:
Com. Sub. for S. B. 246 - "
A BILL to amend and reenact §21A-1- 4 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended; to amend and reenact §21A-1A-5, §21A-1A-6, §21A-1A-7 and §21A-1A-28 of said code; to amend and reenact §21A-6-1, §21A-6-3 and §21A-6-10 of said code; and to amend and reenact §23-2C-3 of said code, all relating generally to unemployment compensation; requiring establishment of employer violator system; providing for notice and due process; defining certain terms; providing that the maximum weekly benefit rate shall not increase or decrease under certain circumstances; providing for an alternative base wage and authorizing benefits thereunder; requiring notice to employer when employee quits for health reasons; requiring written certification from physician within thirty days; classifying certain conduct as gross misconduct; providing that an employee who voluntarily retires is not eligible for unemployment; requiring the insurance commissioner transfer certain funds for the benefit of the unemployment trust fund; and authorizing the transfer of certain funds by the insurance commissioner. ".