Commission on Unemployment Compensation

Chapter 33 of Title 30 of the Virginia Code (�� 30-218 et seq.) establishes the Commission on Unemployment Compensation ("Commission"). The Commission continues the work of the Joint Subcommittee Studying the Unemployment Trust Fund, which was established in 1977. The Commission is to :

  • Evaluate the impact of existing statutes and proposed legislation on unemployment compensation and the Unemployment Trust Fund;
  • Assess the Commonwealth's unemployment compensation program and examine ways to enhance effectiveness;
  • Monitor the current status and long-term projections for the Unemployment Trust Fund; and
  • Report annually its findings and recommendations for the General Assembly and the Governor.