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PUBLIC LAW 102-164—NOV. 15, 1991 105 STAT. 1053 (g) TRANSITIONAL RULES.— (1) IN GENERAL.— For purposes of determining whether a 20- Effective date. week period or 13-week period is in effect with respect to any State for the 1st week for which emergency unemployment compensation may be payable under this title in such State, this Act shall be treated as having been in effect for all weeks ending on or after October 19, 1991. (2) SPECIAL RULES. — A 20-week period or 13-week period shall begin in any State with the 1st week for which emergency unemployment compensation may be payable in such State under this title if, on the basis of information submitted to the Committee on Ways and Means of the House of Representatives by the Department of Labor on November 7, 1991, the requirements of subsection (c)(2) or (d)(2), as the case may be, are satisfied by such State for the week which ends on October 19, 1991. For purposes of the preceding sentence, the exhaustion rate shall be determined on the basis of (A) the monthly average number of individuals exhausting their rights to regular compensation during the 8-month period ending with September of 1991, and (B) the monthly average number of individuals receiving first payments of regular compensation during the 8-month period ending with March of 1991. SEC. 103. PAYMENTS TO STATES HAVING AGREEMENTS FOR THE PAY- MENT OF EMERGENCY UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION. (a) GENERAL RULE. — There shall be paid to each State which has entered into an agreement under this Act an amount equal to 100 percent of the emergency unemployment compensation paid to individuals by the State pursuant to such agreement. (b) TREATMENT OF REIMBURSABLE COMPENSATION. — No payment shall be made to any State under this section in respect of any compensation to the extent the State is entitled to reimbursement in respect of such compensation under the provisions of any Federal law other than this Act or chapter 85 of title 5, United States Code. A State shall not be entitled to any reimbursement under such chapter 85 in respect of any compensation to the extent the State is entitled to reimbursement under this Act in respect of such compensation. (c) DETERMINATION OF AMOUNT.— Sums payable to any State by reason of such State having an agreement under this Act shall be payable, either in advance or by way of reimbursement (as may be determined by the Secretary), in such amounts as the Secretary estimates the State will be entitled to receive under this Act for each calendar month, reduced or increased, as the case may be, by any amount by which the Secretary finds that the Secretary's estimates for any prior calendar month were greater or less than the amounts which should have been paid to the State. Such estimates may be made on the basis of such statistical, sampling, or other method as may be agreed upon by the Secretary and the State agency of the State involved. SEC. 104. FINANCING PROVISIONS. (a) IN GENERAL.— Funds in the extended unemployment compensation account (as established by section 905 of the Social Security Act) of the Unemployment Trust Fund shall be used for the making of payments to States having agreements entered into under this Act.