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[75 Stat. 12]
[75 Stat. 12]
PUBLIC LAW 87-000—MMMM. DD, 1961

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PUBLIC LAW 87-6-MAR. 24, 1961

[75 S T A T.

EX-SERVICEMEN A N D FEDERAL EMPLOYEES

I n States Which Do Not Have Agreements SEC. 8. (a) For the purpose of paying temporary extended unemployment compensation to individuals who have, after June 30, 1960, exhausted their rights to unemployment compensation under title 42 ^ * c ^^1361- - ^ ^ ^^ ^ State with which there is no agreement under section 7 1371. which applies with respect to the weeks of unemployment concerned, the Secretary may extend any existing agreement with such State. Any such extension shall apply only to weeks of unemployment beginning after such extension is made. For the purposes of this Act, any such extension shall be treated as an agreement entered into under this Act. I n the Virgin Islands

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(b) For the purpose of paying temporary extended unemployment compensation to individuals who have, after June 30, 1960, exhausted their rights to unemployment compensation under title X V in the Virgin Islands, the Secretary may utilize the personnel and facilities of the agency in the Virgin Islands cooperating with the United States Employment Service under the Act of June 6, 1933 (29 U.S.C. 49 and following), may delegate to officials of such agency any authority granted to him by this Act whenever the Secretary determines such delegation to be necessarv in carrying out the purposes of this Act, and may allocate or transfer funds or otherwise pay or reimburse such agency for the total cost of the temporary extended unemployment compensation paid under this Act and for expenses incurred m carrying out the purposes of this Act. Review

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(c) Any individual referred to in subsection (b) whose claim for temporary extended unemployment compensation has been denied shall be entitled to a fair hearing and review as provided in section 1503 (c) of title X V. PENALTIES

False Statements, and So Forth SEC. 9. (a) Whoever makes a false statement or representation of a material fact knowing it to be false, or knowingly fails to disclose a material fact, to obtain or increase for himself or for any other individual any payment under this Act shall be fined not more than $1,000 or imprisoned for not more than one year, or both. Recovery of Overpayments (b)(1) If a State agency or the Secretary, as the case may be, or a court of competent jurisdiction, finds that any person— (A) has made, or has caused to be made by another, a false statement or representation of a material fact knowing it to be false, or has knowingly failed, or caused another to fail, to disclose a material fact, and (B) as a result of such action has received any payment under this Act to which he was not entitled, such person shall be liable to repay such amount to the State agency or the Secretary, as the case may be. I n lieu of requiring the repayment of any amount under this paragraph, the State agency or the Secretary, as the case may be, may recover such amount by deductions