Bill Summary for H 1040 (2021)

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May 25 2022

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House Bill 1040 (Public) Filed Wednesday, May 25, 2022
AN ACT PROVIDING THAT AN UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE CLAIM OR EMPLOYER ACCOUNT MAY BE CREATED IN PERSON, FORM 1099-G WILL BE PROVIDED VIA UNITED STATES MAIL, AND ONLINE FACIAL RECOGNITION WILL NOT BE REQUIRED TO MAKE A CLAIM OR CREATE AN ACCOUNT AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS FOR THOSE PURPOSES.
Intro. by Kidwell, Moss, Hanig, Brody.

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Effective September 1, 2022, enacts GS 96-15.4 to require the Division of Employment Security's (Division) rules and procedures for claims and benefits to permit claimants and employers to file a claim or create an employer account during an in-person appointment and interview with valid identification, and to receive Form 1099-G by US mail only. Bars the Division from requiring a person to use online facial recognition to make a claim or create an employer account.

Appropriates $250,000 from the General Fund to the Division for 2022-23 to fund the program changes required by new GS 96-15.4. Effective July 1, 2022.