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H.R.3756 - Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2009
To amend the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2008 to provide for additional weeks of emergency unemployment benefits.
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SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
SEC. 2. ADDITIONAL BENEFITS.
‘(1) IN GENERAL- If, at the time that the amount added to an individual’s account under subsection (c)(1) (hereinafter ‘additional emergency unemployment compensation’) is exhausted or at any time thereafter, such individual’s State is in an extended benefit period (as determined under paragraph (2)), such account shall be further augmented by an amount (hereinafter ‘further additional emergency unemployment compensation’) equal to the lesser of--CommentsClose CommentsPermalink
‘(A) 50 percent of the total amount of regular compensation (including dependents’ allowances) payable to the individual during the individual’s benefit year under the State law; orCommentsClose CommentsPermalink
‘(3) COORDINATION RULE- Notwithstanding an election under section 4001(e) by a State to provide for the payment of emergency unemployment compensation prior to extended compensation, such State may pay extended compensation to an otherwise eligible individual prior to any further additional emergency unemployment compensation, if such individual claimed extended compensation for at least 1 week of unemployment after the exhaustion of additional emergency unemployment compensation.CommentsClose CommentsPermalink
(b) Conforming Amendment to Non-Augmentation Rule- Section 4007(b)(2) of the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2008 (
(c) Transfer of Funds- Section 4004(e)(1) of the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2008 (
(d) Effective Date- The amendments made by this section shall apply as if included in the enactment of the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2008, except that no amount shall be payable by virtue of such amendments with respect to any week of unemployment commencing before the date of the enactment of this Act.CommentsClose CommentsPermalink