Public Chapter 142
SENATE BILL NO. 1668
By McNally, Elsea, Atchley, Person, Gilbert, Jordan, Koella, Haun, Carter, Ramsey, Leatherwood, Miller, Fowler, Crutchfield, Dixon, Graves, Cooper, Burks, Davis, Crowe
Substituted for: House Bill No. 1247
By Davis, Haley, Hargett, Pleasant, McDaniel, Stamps, Walley, Ford, Wood, Patton, Kerr, Beavers, Kent, Bird, Clabough, McKee, Sargent, Newton, Scroggs, Godsey, Goins, Walker, McAfee, Mumpower, Roach, Boyer, Huskey, Sherry Jones
AN ACT To amend The Tennessee Employment Security Law,Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 50-7-301(c)(1).
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE:
SECTION 1. Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 50-7-301(c)(1), is amended by deleting the language in such subdivision in its entirety and substituting instead the following new language:
Effective for weeks beginning July 6, 1997, and after, each eligible claimant who is unemployed in any week shall be paid with respect to such week a benefit in an amount equal to such claimant's weekly benefit amount, less that part of the wages (if any) payable to such claimant with respect to such week which is in excess of the greater of fifty dollars ($50.00) or twenty-five percent (25%) of the claimant's weekly benefit amount.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon becoming law, the public welfare requiring it.