Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 54 Part 1.djvu/1131

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54 STAT.] 76TH CONG. , 3D SESS.-CH. 842-OCT. 10, 1940 to the account. Such benefits, to the extent that they are represented in such a special fund which has been collected by the Board, shall be disregarded for the purposes of subsection (c) of this section." SEC. 13. Section 3 of said Act is hereby amended to read as follows: "QUALIFYING CONDITION "SEC. 3 . An employee shall be a 'qualified employee' if the Board finds that there was payable to him compensation of not less than $150 with respect to the base year." SEC. 14. Paragraph (ii) of subsection (a) of section 4 of said Act is hereby amended to read as follows: "(ii) any of the thirty days beginning with the day with respect to which the Board finds that he failed without good cause, to accept suitable work available on such day and offered to him, or to comply with instructions from the Board requiring him to apply for suitable work or to report, in person or by mail as the Board may require, to an employment office;". SEC. 15. Paragraph (iv) of subsection (a) of section 4 of said Act is hereby amended to read as follows: "(iv) any of the seventy-five days beginning with the first day of any registration period with respect to which the Board finds that he knowingly made or aided in making or caused to be made any false or fraudulent statement or claim for the purpose of causing benefits to be paid;". SEC. 16. Paragraph (v) of subsection (a) of section 4 of said Act is hereby amended to read as follows: "(v) any day in any period with respect to which the Board finds that he is receiving or has received annuity payments or pensions under the Railroad Retirement Act of 1935 or the Rail- road Retirement Act of 1937, or insurance benefits under title II of the Social Security Act, or payments for similar purposes under any other Act of Congress, or unemployment benefits under an unemployment compensation law of any State or of the United States other than this Act: Provided,That if an employee receives or is held entitled to receive any such payment, other than unem- ployment benefits, with respect to any period which includes days of unemployment in a registration period, after benefits under this Act for such registration period have been paid, the amount by which such benefits under this Act were increased by including such days as days of unemployment shall be recoverable by the Board: And provided further, That if that part of any such pay- ment or payments, other than unemployment benefits, which is apportionable to such days of unemployment is less in amount than the benefits under this Act which, but for this paragraph, would be payable and not recoverable with respect to such days of unemployment, the preceding provisions of this paragraph shall not apply but such benefits under this Act for such days of unemployment shall be diminished or recoverable in the amount of such part of such other payment or payments;". SEC. 17. Paragraph (vi) of subsection (a) of section 4 of said Act is hereby amended to read as follows: "(vi) any day in any registration period with respect to which period the Board finds that he earned, in train and engine service, i yard service dining-car service, sleeping-car service, parlor-car service, or other Pullman-car or similar service, or express service on trains, at least the equivalent of twenty times his daily benefit rate;". 1097 52 Stat. 1097. 45 U. S. C., Supp. V,§ 353. " Qualified em- ployee" defined. 53 Stat. 846 . 45 U. S. C., Supp. V, §354(a) (ii). Failure, without good cause, to accept suitable work, etc. 53 Stat. 846 . 45 U. S. C., Supp. V, § 354 (a) (iv). False or fraudulent statements. 53 Stat. 846. 45 U. S. C., Supp. V, § 354 (a) (v). Receipt of benefits underdesignated laws. 49 Stat. 967; 50 Stat. 307. 45 U. S. C., Supp. V, ch. 9. 49 Stat. 622 . 42 U. S. C., Supp. V, § 401-410a. Provisos. Recovery of certain other payments. Inapplicablllty of certain provisions. 53 Stat. 846 . 45 U. S. C., Supp. V, §354 (a) (vi). Day when 20 times daily benefit rate arned.