HB 136
Allows certain military spouses to qualify for unemployment compensation and requires state agencies or boards to give temporary licenses to certain military spouses
LR Number:
Last Action:
7/14/2011 - Signed by Governor
Journal Page:
HCS HB 136
Calendar Position:
Effective Date:
August 28, 2011
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Current Bill Summary

HCS/HB 136 - This act allows certain spouses of members of the military who leave employment to relocate with their spouse and qualify for unemployment compensation.

This act also requires that state agencies or boards that regulate professional licenses grant temporary courtesy licenses to certain military spouses under certain conditions. These temporary courtesy licenses are valid for one hundred and eighty days and may be extended for another one hundred and eighty days. Attorneys are not eligible for these temporary courtesy licenses.

Provisions of this act are similar to SB 27 (2011), SB 34 (2011), HB 238 (2011), and HCS/HB 303 (2011).