UNEMPLOYMENT INS.; MODIFY REQ.                                                      S.B. 445 (S-1):

                                                                                                    SUMMARY OF BILL

                                                                                     REPORTED FROM COMMITTEE










Senate Bill 445 (Substitute S-1 as reported)

Sponsor:  Senator Jeff Irwin

Committee:  Economic and Small Business Development




The bill would amend the Michigan Unemployment Security Act to specify that, for all claims filed after March 1, 2020, and established under the Federal pandemic unemployment assistance program, an individual would have to be able and available to perform suitable full- or part-time work with respect to the able and available requirements prescribed by the Act.


MCL 421.28                                                            Legislative Analyst:  Tyler VanHuyse




The bill would have no fiscal impact on State or local government. The bill would maintain the status for UIA claimants who became eligible for benefits from Federal expansions.


Date Completed:  6-14-21                                                    Fiscal Analyst:  Cory Savino




This analysis was prepared by nonpartisan Senate staff for use by the Senate in its deliberations and does not constitute an official statement of legislative intent.