H.R.4213 - Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2010
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend certain expiring provisions, and for other purposes. view all titles (9)
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- Short: Tax Extenders Act of 2009 as introduced.
- Official: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend certain expiring provisions, and for other purposes. as introduced.
- Short: Tax Extenders Act of 2009 as passed house.
- Short: American Workers, State, and Business Relief Act of 2010 as passed senate.
- Short: Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act of 2010 as passed senate.
- Popular: American Jobs and Closing Tax Loopholes Act of 2010 as introduced.
- Popular: Unemployment Com- pensation Extension Act of 2010 as introduced.
- Popular: Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2010 as introduced.
- Short: Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2010 as enacted.
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Roll call number 463 in the House
Question: On Motion to Concur in the Senate amdt to the House amdt to the Senate amdt: H R 4213 Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2010
OpenCongress SummaryThis bill, now law, extended the filing deadline for federal unemployment insurance benefits until November 30, 2010. For more info on the latest news re: unemployment insurance on a state-by-state basis, please visit our publicly-editable BenefitWiki project. To view other bills related to the economy, please visit the Labor section of our editorially-curated Hot Bills page.
Official Summary7/22/2010--Public Law. Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2010 - (Sec. 2) Amends the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2008 with respect to the state-established individual emergency unemployment compensation account (EUCA). Extends the final date for entering a federal-state agreem
Official Summary7/22/2010--Public Law. Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2010 -
(Sec. 2)Amends the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2008 with respect to the state-established individual emergency unemployment compensation account (EUCA). Extends the final date for entering a federal-state agreement under the Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) program through November 30, 2010. Postpones the termination of the program until April 30, 2011. Amends the Assistance for Unemployed Workers and Struggling Families Act to extend until December 1, 2010, requirements that federal payments to states cover 100% of EUC. Amends the Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2008 to exempt weeks of unemployment between enactment of this Act and April 30, 2011, from the prohibition in the Federal-State Extended Unemployment Compensation Act of 1970 against federal matching payments to a state for the first week in an individual's eligibility period for which extended compensation or sharable regular compensation is paid if the state law provides for payment of regular compensation to an individual for his or her first week of otherwise compensable unemployment. (Thus allows temporary federal matching for the first week of extended benefits for states with no waiting period.) Amends the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2008 to apply to claims for EUC payments the terms and conditions of state unemployment compensation law relating to availability of work, active search for work, and refusal to accept work.
(Sec. 3)Requires a state to determine whether an individual is to be paid EUC or regular compensation for a week of unemployment by using one of four specified methods if:
(1) an individual has been determined to be entitled to EUC for a benefit year;
(2) that benefit year has expired; and
(3) such individual has remaining entitlement to EUC for that benefit year, and would qualify for a new benefit year in which the weekly benefit amount of regular compensation is at least either $100 or 25% less than the individual's weekly benefit amount in such benefit year.
(Sec. 4)Declares that federal-state agreements under which the state agency makes EUC payments to certain individuals shall not apply (or shall cease to apply) with respect to a state whose method for computing regular compensation under such state's law has been modified in a manner that reduces the average weekly benefit amount of regular compensation payable on or after June 2, 2010, to less than the average weekly benefit amount of regular compensation otherwise payable under the state law as in effect on such date. (Thus prohibits states from reducing regular compensation in order to be eligible for federal funds under the EUC program.)
(Sec. 5)Designates Sec. 2 and Sec. 3 as an emergency in the House of Representatives pursuant to the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010 and in the Senate as an emergency requirement.
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Organizations Supporting H.R.4213
- American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
- Americans for Democratic Action, Inc.
- Citizens for Tax Justice
- Global Financial Integrity
- National Women’s Law Center
- ...and 17 more. See all.
Organizations Opposing H.R.4213
- Americans for Tax Reform
- Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc.
- National Association of Home Builders
- National Association of Manufacturers
- NATIONAL FOREIGN TRADE COUNCIL
- Real Estate Roundtable
- ...and 4 more. See all.