Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 105 Part 2.djvu/99

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PUBLIC LAW 102-164—NOV. 15, 1991 105 STAT. 1051 the highest applicable limit in effect for any prior week for which emergency unemployment compensation was pay- able to the individual from the account involved. (C) INCREASE IN APPLICABLE LIMIT.—I f the applicable limit in effect for any week is higher than the applicable limit for any prior week, the applicable limit shall be the higher applicable limit, reduced (but not below zero) by the number of prior weeks for which emergency unemployment compensation was paid to the individual from the account involved. (3) REDUCTION FOR EXTENDED BENEFITS. — The amount in an account under paragraph (1) shall be reduced G)ut not below zero) by the aggregate amount of extended compensation (if any) received by such individual relating to the same benefit year under the Federal-State Extended Unemployment Compensation Act of 1970. (4) WEEKLY BENEFIT AMOUNT.— For purposes of this subsection, an individual's weekly benefit amount for any week is the amount of regular compensation (including dependents' allowances) under the State law payable to such individual for such week for total unemployment. (c) 20-WEEK PERIOD.— For purposes of this section— (1) IN GENERAL.—The term "20-week period" means, with respect to any State, the period which— (A) begins with the third week after the first week for which the requirements of paragraph (2) are satisfied, and (B) ends with the third week after the first week for which the requirements of paragraph (2) are not satisfied. (2) REQUIREMENTS.—For purposes of paragraph (1), the requirements of this paragraph are satisfied for any week if— (A) the adjusted rate of insured unemployment in the State for the period consisting of such week and the immediately preceding 12 weeks is at least 5 percent, or (B) the average rate of total unemployment in such State for the period consisting of the most recent 6-calendar month period (for which data are published before the close of such week) is at least 9 percent. (d) 13-WEEK PERIOD.— For purposes of this section— (1) IN GENERAL.—The term "13-week period" means, with respect to any State, the period which— (A) begins with the third week after the first week for which the requirements of paragraph (2) are satisfied, and (B) ends with the third week after the first week for which the requirements of paragraph (2) are not satisfied. (2) REQUIREMENTS.—For purposes of paragraph (1), the requirements of this paragraph are satisfied for any week— (A) if the adjusted rate of insured unemployment in the State for the period consisting of such week and the immediately preceding 12 weeks is at least 4 percent, or (B) if- (i) the adjusted rate of insured unemployment in the State for the period consisting of such week and the immediately preceding 12 weeks is at least 2.5 percent, and (ii) the exhaustion rate in the State for the most recent month for which data are available before the close of such week is at least 29 percent.