Bill Sponsorship: extending unemployment compensation during recession
Source: Emergency Unemployment Extension Act (S.2544&H.R.4934)
A bill to provide for a program of temporary extended unemployment compensation. Provides for federal-state agreements under which a state will make temporary extended unemployment compensation payments to individuals who:
have exhausted all rights to regular compensation under state or federal law with respect to a benefit year (excluding any benefit year that ended before one year before the enactment of this Act);
have no rights to regular compensation or extended compensation with respect to a week under such law or any other state or federal unemployment compensation law;
are not receiving compensation for such week under the unemployment compensation law of Canada; and
filed an initial claim for regular compensation on or after one year before the enactment of this Act.
Headline: Extend unemployment compensation during recession