H.R. 2233 (110th): Unemployment Insurance Modernization Act

May 09, 2007 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Died (Referred to Committee) in a previous session of Congress
See Instead:

S. 1871 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Jul 25, 2007

This bill was introduced on May 9, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

May 09, 2007
Jim McDermott
Representative for Washington's 7th congressional district
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May 09, 2007
11 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 290 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 08, 2009

S. 1871 (Related)
Unemployment Insurance Modernization Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 25, 2007

Full Title

To provide for special transfers of funds to States to promote certain improvements in State unemployment compensation laws.


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12 cosponsors (12D) (show)

House Ways and Means

Human Resources

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Library of Congress Summary

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Unemployment Insurance Modernization Act - Amends the Social Security Act to require the Secretary of Labor to make unemployment compensation modernization incentive payments in FY2008-FY2012 by certain transfers from the federal unemployment account to the accounts of the states in the Unemployment Trust Fund.
Prescribes a formula for determining the maximum allowable incentive payments.
Specifies requirements state law must meet for the state to qualify for such a payment.
Limits the use of transferred amounts to the payment of cash unemployment benefits to individuals (including for dependents' allowances and for unemployment compensation, exclusive of administrative expenses).
Requires the Secretary of the Treasury to reserve specified funds out of the federal unemployment account for such incentive payments.
Amends the Internal Revenue Code to extend through FY2013 the Federal Unemployment Tax Act (FUTA) excise tax imposed on every employer.

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