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116 STAT. 80 PUBLIC LAW 107-154-MAR. 25, 2002 Public Law 107-154 107th Congress An Act M 9f; 9009 "^^ extend the period of availability of unemployment assistance under the Robert ——;—_ T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act in the case of victims [H.R. 3986] of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled. President. SECTION 1. EXTENSION OF UNEMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE. Notwithstanding section 410(a) of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5177(a)), in the case of any individual eligible to receive unemployment assistance under section 410(a) of that Act as a result of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the President shall make such assistance available for 39 weeks after the major disaster is declared. Approved March 25, 2002. LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—H.R. 3986: CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 148 (2002): Mar. 19, considered and passed House. Mar. 20, considered and passed Senate.