Table of Contents
Emergency Unemployment Compensation Act of 1991 Implementing Instructions

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  1. Section-by-Section Explanation of Public Law 102-164, as amended

    1. Section 1--Title of Program
    2. Section 101--Federal-State Agreements
      1. Agreements
      2. Eligible Individuals
      3. Exhaustion of Regular Benefits
      4. Weekly Amount of EUC Payable; Applicability of EB Provisions
      5. Election By States; Weeks of Benefits During Phase-out
      6. Certain Rights to UI Disregarded
    3. Section 102--EUC Account
      1. Account Establishment
      2. Maximum EUC Payable
      3. Applicable Limit
      4. No Reduction of Applicable Limit
      5. Increase in Applicable Limit
      6. Reduction for Extended Benefits
      7. Weekly Benefit Amount
      8. Periods
      9. Special Rules
      10. Effective Dates
      11. Reachback Provisions
      12. Transitional and Special Rules
    4. Section 103--Payments to the States
      1. Amounts
      2. UCFE-UCX
      3. Method of Payment
    5. Section 104--Financing Provisions
      1. EB Account
      2. Authorization
    6. Section 105--Fraud and Overpayments
      1. Fraud Penalties
      2. Recovery of Overpayments
      3. Fair Hearing
      4. Review
    7. Section 106--Definitions
      1. Terms
      2. Period of Eligibility
    8. Other Provisions of the "Unemployment Compensation Amendments of 1992"
      1. Section 102(b)--Modification of Eligibility Requirements
      2. Section 104--Persian Gulf Reservists
      3. Section 202--Modification of EB
  2. The Emergency Unemployment Compensation Trigger Mechanism
    1. Duration and Periods
      1. High Unemployment Period
      2. Not a High Unemployment Period
    2. Beginning Date for a Period
    3. Ending Date for a Period
    4. Duration of Periods/Movement Between Periods
      1. High Unemployment Period
      2. Not a High Unemployment Period
    5. Trigger Freeze
    6. EUC Trigger Notice
      1. Publication and Distribution
      2. Trigger Notice Format
    7. Computation of Triggers
      1. AIUR
      2. MTUR
      3. Initial Computation
  3. Procedures for Implementing EUC
    1. Definitions
      1. Act
      2. Agreement
      3. Period of Eligibility
      4. Emergency Unemployment Compensation
      5. Terms Having Meaning of EB
      6. Adjusted Insured Unemployment Rate
      7. Total Unemployment Rate
    2. Beginning and Ending of EUC Program
    3. Eligibility Requirements for Emergency Unemployment Compensation
      1. Basic Eligibility Requirements
      2. Determining Exhaustees
      3. Determination of "Period of Eligibility"
      4. Work Qualifying Requirements
      5. Disqualifications Based on Separation from Work
      6. Actively Seeking Work Requirement
      7. Suitable Work Provisions
      8. Approved Training
      9. Weekly Benefit Amount
        1. Total Unemployment
        2. Partial and Part-Total Unemployment
        3. Persian Gulf Reservists
      10. Maximum EUC Payable
        1. Accounts
        2. Maximum EUC Payable in a State - Applicable Limit
        3. Computation of EUC Payable Based on a New Benefit Year
        4. Beginning of an Extended Benefit Period After the Effective Date of the Act
        5. Governor's Notification to Secretary of Election
        6. Interstate Claims
        7. Combined Wage Claims
        8. Changes in Account
        9. Changes Due to P.L 102-318
      11. Effect of Other UI-Related Programs on Eligibility for EUC
        1. Trade Readjustment Allowances (TRA)
        2. Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA)
      12. UCX Changes and Effect on EUC
      13. Claims for Emergency Unemployment Compensation
        1. Intrastate Initial Claims
        2. Interstate Initial Claims
        3. Intrastate Weeks Claimed
        4. Interstate Weeks Claimed
        5. Secretary's Standard
      14. Determinations of Entitlement: Notices to Individual
        1. Determination of Initial Claim
        2. Determination of Weekly Claims
        3. Redetermination
        4. Notices to Individual
        5. Promptness
        6. Secretary's Standard
      15. Appeal and Hearing
        1. Applicable State Law
        2. Rights of Appeal and Fair Hearing
        3. Promptness of Appeals Decisions
      16. Applicability of State Law Provisions
      17. Claimstaking Procedures
        1. Notification
        2. Initial Claim
        3. Notification of Responsibility
        4. EUC Eligibility Requirements
        5. Work Registration
        6. Documentation and Reporting of Referral Results
        7. Eligibility Review Program
      18. Fraud and Overpayment
        1. Fraudulent Claiming of EUC
        2. Recovery of Overpayments
        3. P.L. 102-318--Prohibition on Recovery of Certain Overpayments
      19. Payment to States
        1. Determination and Billing CWC Claims Before 7/1/92
        2. Determination and Billing CWC Claims After 7/1/92 52
        3. Reports, Records, and Records Retention
          1. Reports
          2. Records
          3. Disposal of EUC Records
        4. Disclosure of Information
        5. Inviolate Rights to EUC
        6. Applicable Regulations
      20. Job Placement and Work Test Activities

       

      ATTACHMENT B - FISCAL INSTRUCTIONS
      1. Requesting EUC Benefits andAdministrative Funds
        1. EUC Benefits
        2. EUC Administrative Funds
      2. EUC Reporting Instructions
        1. Time Distribution
        2. Administrative Fund Accounting
        3. Accounting for EUC Benefits Payments 3.

       

      ATTACHMENT C - REPORTING INSTRUCTIONS
      1. General
      2. Data Items to be Reported
        1. ETA 207
        2. ETA 218
        3. ETA 227
        4. ETA 5130
        5. ETA 5159
        6. ETA 2112
        7. ETA 539
      3. Election of EUC in Lieu of Extended Benefits (EB)
      4. Transmission
      5. OMB Approval

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