[United States Statutes at Large, Volume 124, 111th Congress, 2nd Session]
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Public Law 111-205
111th Congress

An Act


 
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend certain expiring
provisions, and for other purposes. <>

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled, <>
SECTION 1. <> SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the ``Unemployment Compensation Extension
Act of 2010''.
SEC. 2. EXTENSION OF UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE PROVISIONS.

(a) In General.--(1) Section 4007 of the Supplemental Appropriations
Act, 2008 (Public Law 110-252; 26 U.S.C. 3304 note) is amended--
(A) by striking ``June 2, 2010'' each place it appears and
inserting ``November 30, 2010'';
(B) in the heading for subsection (b)(2), by striking ``june
2, 2010'' and inserting ``november 30, 2010''; and
(C) in subsection (b)(3), by striking ``November 6, 2010''
and inserting ``April 30, 2011''.

(2) Section 2005 of the Assistance for Unemployed Workers and
Struggling Families Act, as contained in Public Law 111-5 (26 U.S.C.
3304 note; 123 Stat. 444), is amended--
(A) by striking ``June 2, 2010'' each place it appears and
inserting ``December 1, 2010''; and
(B) in subsection (c), by striking ``November 6, 2010'' and
inserting ``May 1, 2011''.

(3) Section 5 of the Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2008
(Public Law 110-449; 26 U.S.C. 3304 note) is amended by striking
``November 6, 2010'' and inserting ``April 30, 2011''.
(b) Funding.--Section 4004(e)(1) of the Supplemental Appropriations
Act, 2008 (Public Law 110-252; 26 U.S.C. 3304 note) is amended--
(1) in subparagraph (D), by striking ``and'' at the end; and
(2) by inserting after subparagraph (E) the following:
``(F) the amendments made by section 2(a)(1) of the
Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2010; and''.

(c) Conditions for Receiving Emergency Unemployment Compensation.--
Section 4001(d)(2) of the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2008 (Public
Law 110-252; 26 U.S.C. 3304 note) is amended, in the matter preceding
subparagraph (A), by inserting before ``shall apply'' the following:
``(including terms and conditions relating to availability for work,
active search for work, and refusal to accept work)''.

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(d) Effective <> Date.--The amendments made
by this section shall take effect as if included in the enactment of the
Continuing Extension Act of 2010 (Public Law 111-157).
SEC. 3. COORDINATION OF EMERGENCY UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION WITH
REGULAR COMPENSATION.

(a) Certain Individuals Not Ineligible by Reason of New Entitlement
to Regular Benefits.--Section 4002 of the Supplemental Appropriations
Act, 2008 (Public Law 110-252; 26 U.S.C. 3304 note) is amended by adding
at the end the following:
``(g) Coordination <> of Emergency
Unemployment Compensation With Regular Compensation.--
``(1) If--
``(A) an individual has been determined to be
entitled to emergency unemployment compensation with
respect to a benefit year,
``(B) that benefit year has expired,
``(C) that individual has remaining entitlement to
emergency unemployment compensation with respect to that
benefit year, and
``(D) that individual would qualify for a new
benefit year in which the weekly benefit amount of
regular compensation is at least either $100 or 25
percent less than the individual's weekly benefit amount
in the benefit year referred to in subparagraph (A),
then the State shall determine eligibility for compensation as
provided in paragraph (2).
``(2) For individuals described in paragraph (1), the State
shall determine whether the individual is to be paid emergency
unemployment compensation or regular compensation for a week of
unemployment using one of the following methods:
``(A) The State shall, if permitted by State law,
establish a new benefit year, but defer the payment of
regular compensation with respect to that new benefit
year until exhaustion of all emergency unemployment
compensation payable with respect to the benefit year
referred to in paragraph (1)(A);
``(B) The State shall, if permitted by State law,
defer the establishment of a new benefit year (which
uses all the wages and employment which would have been
used to establish a benefit year but for the application
of this paragraph), until exhaustion of all emergency
unemployment compensation payable with respect to the
benefit year referred to in paragraph(1)(A);
``(C) The State shall pay, if permitted by State
law--
``(i) regular compensation equal to the weekly
benefit amount established under the new benefit
year, and
``(ii) emergency unemployment compensation
equal to the difference between that weekly
benefit amount and the weekly benefit amount for
the expired benefit year; or
``(D) The State shall determine rights to emergency
unemployment compensation without regard to any rights
to regular compensation if the individual elects to not
file a claim for regular compensation under the new
benefit year.''.

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(b) Effective Date.--The <> amendment made by this section shall apply to individuals whose
benefit years, as described in section 4002(g)(1)(B) the Supplemental
Appropriations Act, 2008 (Public Law 110-252; 26 U.S.C. 3304 note), as
amended by this section, expire after the date of enactment of this Act.
SEC. 4. REQUIRING STATES TO NOT REDUCE REGULAR COMPENSATION IN
ORDER TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR FUNDS UNDER THE
EMERGENCY UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION PROGRAM.

Section 4001 of the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2008 (Public
Law 110-252; 26 U.S.C. 3304 note) is amended by adding at the end the
following new subsection:
``(g) Nonreduction <> Rule.--An agreement
under this section shall not apply (or shall cease to apply) with
respect to a State upon a determination by the Secretary that the method
governing the computation of regular compensation under the State law of
that State has been modified in a manner such that--
``(1) the average weekly benefit amount of regular
compensation which will be payable during the period of the
agreement occurring on or after June 2, 2010 (determined
disregarding any additional amounts attributable to the
modification described in section 2002(b)(1) of the Assistance
for Unemployed Workers and Struggling Families Act, as contained
in Public Law 111-5 (26 U.S.C. 3304 note; 123 Stat. 438)), will
be less than
``(2) the average weekly benefit amount of regular
compensation which would otherwise have been payable during such
period under the State law, as in effect on June 2, 2010.''.
SEC. 5. BUDGETARY PROVISIONS.

(a) Statutory Paygo.--The budgetary effects of this Act, for the
purpose of complying with the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010, shall
be determined by reference to the latest statement titled `Budgetary
Effects of PAYGO Legislation' for this Act, jointly submitted for
printing in the Congressional Record by the Chairmen of the House and
Senate Budget Committees, provided that such statement has been
submitted prior to the vote on passage in the House acting first on this
conference report or amendment between the Houses.
(b) Emergency Designations.--Sections 2 and 3--
(1) are designated as an emergency requirement pursuant to
section 4(g) of the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010 (Public
Law 111-139; 2 U.S.C. 933(g));
(2) in the House of Representatives, are designated as an
emergency for purposes of pay-as-you-go principles; and
(3) in the Senate, are designated as an emergency
requirement pursuant to section 403(a) of S. Con. Res. 13 (111th

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Congress), the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal
year 2010.

Approved July 22, 2010.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 4213:
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CONGRESSIONAL RECORD:
Vol. 155 (2009):
Dec. 9, considered and passed House.
Vol. 156 (2010):
Mar. 1-5, 8-10, considered and
passed Senate, amended.
May 28, House concurred in Senate
amendment with an amendment.
July 21, Senate concurred in House
amendment with an amendment.
July 22, House concurred in Senate
amendment.
DAILY COMPILATION OF PRESIDENTIAL DOCUMENTS (2010):
July 22, Presidential statement.