Clarifying Provision Relating to Base Periods
[Title V, Subtitle E of the "Balanced Budget Act of 1997".]
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Subtitle E—Unemployment Compensation
SEC. 5401. CLARIFYING PROVISION RELATING TO BASE PERIODS. 42 USC 503 note.
(a) IN GENERAL.—No provision of a State law under which the base period for such State is defined or otherwise determined shall, for purposes of section 303(a)(1) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 503(a)(1)), be considered a provision for a method of administration.
(b) DEFINITIONS.—For purposes of this section, the terms "State law", "base period", and "State" shall have the meanings given them under section 205 of the Federal-State Extended Unemployment Compensation Act of 1970 (26 U.S.C. 3304 note).
(c) EFFECTIVE DATE.—This section shall apply for purposes of any period beginning before, on, or after the date of the enactment of this Act.
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