2022 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: McPike
VEC: JLARC Recommendation #26 (language only)

Item 370 #5s

Item 370 #5s

Virginia Employment Commission


Page 401, after line 13, insert:

"I. The Virginia Employment Commission shall regularly collect feedback on the usability of the new Unemployment Insurance benefits information technology system from claimants and employers and make regular improvements to the system that address such feedback. The VEC shall provide a summary of user feedback and planned and completed system changes to the House Committee on Labor and Commerce, the Senate Committee on Commerce and Labor, the Commission on Unemployment Compensation, and the Governor by March 31, 2022 and at the end of each quarter in 2022. The VEC shall also publish this information, and subsequent, updates on its website."


(This amendment directs the Virginia Employment Commission to collect user feedback on the usability of the Unemployment Insurance benefits claim system and report summary information to the General Assembly consistent with Recommendation 26 of the JLARC Report, "Operations and Performance of the Virginia Employment Commission," from November 2021.)