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Virginia Employment Commission
Virginia Employment Commission
Benefits [16 VAC 5 ‑ 60]
Amendments to Benefits Regulation
Action 569
General Information
Action Summary The language in this regulation should be expanded to allow claimants to file initial claims, partial claims and continued claims by telephone and the Internet. This will take advantage of technological improvements and allow the agency to comply with the mandate of Executive Order Sixty-Five (00). It also replaces references to the Job Training Partnership Act with references to the Workforce Investment Act. Finally, language will be added regarding the cancellation and withdrawal of claims.
Chapters Affected
  VAC Chapter Name Action Type
Primary 16 VAC 5-60 Benefits Amend Existing Regulation
Other chapters
  16 VAC 5 - 10 Definitions and General Provisions
  16 VAC 5 - 70 Interstate and Multistate Claimants
  16 VAC 5 - 80 Adjudication
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
Result of Prior Periodic Review Filed 3/27/2000
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
823 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/10/2000.
826 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/10/2000.
827 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/10/2000.
828 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/10/2000.
1190 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 09/28/2001.
1894 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/03/2002.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Ashley Ervin  / Policy Planning Spec III
, VA
Email Address:
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