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H.R. 1458: Unemployment Insurance Technology Modernization Act of 2021

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To modernize the technology for delivering unemployment compensation, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Steven Horsford

Sponsor. Representative for Nevada's 4th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 1, 2021
Length: 24 pages
Mar 1, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Introduced on Mar 1, 2021

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42 Cosponsors (41 Democrats, 1 Republican)

2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

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What legislators are saying

Democrats Outline Unemployment Insurance Technology Priorities for American Rescue Plan Funds
    — Rep. Steven Horsford [D-NV4] (Sponsor) on Mar 24, 2021

<span class='\"kicker\"'>Asbury Park Press page 1 story on Smith efforts to push for State unemployment cases</span>'NJ Labor Department promises new help for jobless claimants, following Smith complaint'
    — Rep. Christopher “Chris” Smith [R-NJ4] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 23, 2021

Democrats Outline Unemployment Insurance Technology Priorities for American Rescue Plan Funds
    — Sen. Mark Warner [D-VA] on Mar 23, 2021

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Mar 1, 2021

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