as introduced - 87th Legislature (2011 - 2012) Posted on 02/23/2012 08:10am
A bill for an act
relating to unemployment insurance; modifying eligibility for children of
business owners; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 268.085,
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 268.085, subdivision 9, is amended to read:
(a) Wage credits from an employer may not be used
for unemployment benefit purposes by any applicant who:
(1) individually, jointly, or in combination with the applicant's spouse, parent, or
child owns or controls directly or indirectly 25 percent or more interest in the employer; or
(2) is the spouse, parent, or new text beginnew text endchild of any individual who owns or controls
directly or indirectly 25 percent or more interest in the employer.
This subdivision is effective when the applicant has been paid five times the
applicant's weekly unemployment benefit amount in the current benefit year. This
subdivision does not apply if the applicant had wages paid in covered employment of
$7,500 or more from the employer covered by this subdivision in each of the 16 calendar
quarters prior to the effective date of the benefit account and all taxes due on those wages
have been paid.
(b) An officer of a taxpaying employer referred to in section 268.046, subdivision 1,
is subject to the limitations of this subdivision.
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