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S.2097: Responsible Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2014

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Sponsor Dean Heller, R-Nev.
Total Cosponsors 6 (All Republicans)
Introduced March 6, 2014
Latest Major Action March 10, 2014
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Bill Summary

Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act - Amends the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2008 (SAA, 2008) to extend emergency unemployment compensation (EUC) payments for eligible individuals to weeks of employment ending on or before June 1, 2014.

Amends the Assistance for Unemployed Workers and Struggling Families Act to extend until May 31, 2014, requirements that federal payments to states cover 100% of EUC.

Amends the Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2008 to exempt weeks of unemployment between enactment of this Act and November 30, 2014, from the prohibition in the Federal-State Extended Unemployment Compensation Act of 1970 (FSEUCA of 1970) against federal matching payments to a state for the first week in an individual's eligibility period for which extended compensation or sharable regular compensation is paid if the state law provides for payment of regular compensation to an individual for his or her first week of otherwise compensable ...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 10, 2014 Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 318.
March 6, 2014 Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.