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Calendar No. 494
102d CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 3040
[Report No. 102-300]
AN ACT
To provide a program of Federal supplemental compensation, and for other
purposes.
June 19 (legislative day, JUNE 16), 1992
Reported with an amendment and an amendment to the title
HR 3040 RS
Calendar No. 494
102d CONGRESS
2d Session
 H. R. 3040
[Report No. 102-300]
IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
September 17 (legislative day, SEPTEMBER 10), 1991
Received
September 18, 1991
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance
June 19 (legislative day, JUNE 16), 1992
Reported by Mr. BENTSEN, with an amendment and an amendment to the title
[Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert the part printed
in italic]
AN ACT
To provide a program of Federal supplemental compensation, and for other
purposes.
  Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United
  States of America in Congress assembled,
 [Struck out->] SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS. []   (a) SHORT TITLE- This Act may be cited as the `Unemployment
 Insurance Reform Act of 1991'. []   (b) TABLE OF CONTENTS-  [] Sec. 1. Short title; table of contents. [] TITLE I--FEDERAL SUPPLEMENTAL COMPENSATION PROGRAM [] Subtitle A--Establishment of Program [] Sec. 101. Federal-State agreements. [] Sec. 102. Federal supplemental compensation account. [] Sec. 103. Supplemental benefit periods. [] Sec. 104. Payments to States having agreements for the
 payment of Federal supplemental compensation. [] Sec. 105. Definitions; special rules. [] Sec. 106. Fraud and overpayments. [] Subtitle B--Repeal of Extended Program [] Sec. 111. Repeal of extended unemployment compensation
 program. [] TITLE II--MODIFICATIONS TO ELIGIBILITY PROVISIONS [] Sec. 201. Limitation on disqualifications under State
 law. [] Sec. 202. Payments of unemployment compensation to former
 members of the armed forces. [] Sec. 203. Optional benefits for certain school
 employees. [] Sec. 204. Treatment of certain determinations. [] Sec. 205. Promotion of retraining of long-term unemployment
 compensation recipients. [] Sec. 206. Treatment of certain youth service program
 participants. [] TITLE III--DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM TO PROVIDE JOB SEARCH
 ASSISTANCE [] Sec. 301. Demonstration program to provide job search
 assistance. [] Sec. 302. Job search assistance program. [] Sec. 303. Administrative provisions. [] TITLE IV--FINANCING REFORMS [] Sec. 401. Transfer of income taxes on unemployment benefits
 to Unemployment Trust Fund. [] Sec. 402. Modifications to Federal unemployment
 accounts. [] Sec. 403. Report on method of allocating administrative
 funds among States. [] Sec. 404. Advisory Council on Unemployment
 Compensation. [] TITLE V--BUDGET COMPLIANCE PROVISIONS [] Sec. 501. Cost estimate. [] Sec. 502. Treatment under pay-as-you-go procedures. [] Sec. 503. Exemption of Federal supplemental compensation
 from sequestration. [] TITLE I--FEDERAL SUPPLEMENTAL COMPENSATION PROGRAM [] Subtitle A--Establishment of Program [] SEC. 101. FEDERAL-STATE AGREEMENTS. []   (a) GENERAL RULE- Any State which desires to do so may
 enter into and participate in an agreement with the Secretary under this
 subtitle. Any State which is party to an agreement under this subtitle may,
 upon providing 30 days' written notice to the Secretary, terminate such
 agreement. []   (b) PROVISIONS OF AGREEMENT- Any agreement under subsection
 (a) shall provide that the State agency of the State will make payments of
 Federal supplemental compensation-- []   (1) to individuals who-- []   (A) have exhausted all rights to regular compensation
 under the State law, []   (B) have no rights to compensation with respect to a
 week under such law or any other State unemployment compensation law or to
 compensation under any other Federal law (and is not paid or entitled to
 be paid any additional compensation under any such State or Federal law),
 and []   (C) are not receiving compensation with respect to such
 week under the unemployment compensation law of Canada, []   (2) for any week of unemployment which begins in the
 individual's period of eligibility. []   (c) EXHAUSTION OF BENEFITS- For purposes of this subtitle,
 an individual shall be deemed to have exhausted his rights to regular
 compensation under a State law-- []   (1) when no payments of regular compensation can be made
 under such law because such individual has received all regular compensation
 available to him based on employment or wages during his base period, or
 []   (2) when his rights to such compensation have terminated
 by reason of the expiration of the benefit year with respect to which such
 rights existed. []   (d) WEEKLY BENEFIT AMOUNT- For purposes of any agreement
 under this subtitle-- []   (1) the amount of the Federal supplemental compensation which
 shall be payable to any individual for any week of total unemployment shall
 be equal to the amount of the regular compensation (including dependents'
 allowances) payable to him during his benefit year under the State law for
 a week of total unemployment, and []   (2) the terms and conditions of the State law which apply
 to claims for regular compensation and to the payment thereof shall apply
 to claims for Federal supplemental compensation and the payment thereof;
 except where inconsistent with the provisions of this subtitle or with the
 regulations of the Secretary promulgated to carry out this subtitle. [] SEC. 102. FEDERAL SUPPLEMENTAL COMPENSATION ACCOUNT. []   (a) GENERAL RULE-  []   (1) ESTABLISHMENT OF ACCOUNT- Any agreement under this
 subtitle with a State shall provide that such State will establish, for
 each eligible individual who files an application for Federal supplemental
 compensation, a Federal supplemental compensation account with respect to
 such individual's benefit year. []   (2) LIMITATION ON BENEFIT PAYMENTS- The amount of Federal
 supplemental compensation payable to an eligible individual with respect to
 any benefit year shall not exceed the amount in such individual's account
 established under this section for such benefit year. []   (b) AMOUNT IN ACCOUNT-  []   (1) IN GENERAL- The amount established in any Federal
 supplemental compensation account shall be equal to the lesser of--
 []   (A) 100 percent of the total amount of regular compensation
 (including dependents' allowances) payable to the individual with respect
 to the benefit year (as determined under the State law) on the basis of
 which he most recently received regular compensation, or []   (B) the applicable limit times his average weekly benefit
 amount for his benefit year. []   (2) APPLICABLE LIMIT- For purposes of this subsection--
 []   (2) APPLICABLE LIMIT- For purposes of this subsection--
 []    In the case of weeks beginning [] The applicable [] during a: [] limit is: []   8-percent period [] 20    []   7-percent period [] 15    []   6-percent period [] 10.    []   (3) SPECIAL RULE- In determining whether Federal supplemental
 compensation is payable to any individual for any week, the applicable limit
 in effect under paragraph (2) for such week shall be taken into account;
 except that an individual's applicable limit for any week shall in no event
 be less than the highest applicable limit in effect for any prior week for
 which Federal supplemental compensation was payable to the individual from
 the account involved. []   (4) DETERMINATION OF PERIODS-  []   (A) IN GENERAL- For purposes of this subsection, the terms
 `8-percent period', `7-percent period', and `6-percent period' mean, with
 respect to any State, the period which-- []   (i) begins with the month after the 1st month for which
 the applicable trigger is on, and []   (ii) ends with the month after the 1st month for which
 the applicable trigger is off. []   (B) APPLICABLE TRIGGER- In the case of any 8-percent period,
 7-percent period, or 6-percent period, as the case may be-- []   (i) the applicable trigger is on for any month if the
 rate of total unemployment in the State (seasonally adjusted) for the most
 recent 3 months for which data are available (as of the close of such month)
 falls within the applicable range, and []   (ii) the applicable trigger is off for any month if the
 requirements of clause (i) are not satisfied. []   (C) APPLICABLE RANGE- For purposes of this subsection,
 the applicable range is as follows: [][]   []   []   []   []   (5) 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) COORDINATION WITH TRADE ACT OF 1974-  []   (1) Except as provided in paragraph (2), the maximum
 amount of Federal supplemental compensation payable to an individual shall
 not be reduced by reason of any trade readjustment allowance to which the
 individual was entitled under the Trade Act of 1974. []   (2) If an individual received any trade readjustment
 allowance under the Trade Act of 1974 in respect of any benefit year,
 the maximum amount of Federal supplemental compensation payable under this
 subtitle in respect of such benefit year shall be reduced (but not below
 zero) by the aggregate amount of trade readjustment allowances payable in
 respect of such benefit year. [] SEC. 103. SUPPLEMENTAL BENEFIT PERIODS. []   (a) GENERAL RULE- For purposes of this subtitle, in the
 case of any State, a supplemental benefit period-- []   (1) shall begin with the month after the 1st month for
 which there is a State `on' indicator, and []   (2) shall end with the month after the 1st month for which
 there is a State `off' indicator. []   (b) SPECIAL RULES-  []   (1) MINIMUM PERIOD, ETC- In the case of any State--
 []   (A) no supplemental benefit period shall last for a period
 of less than 3 consecutive months, and []   (B) no supplemental benefit period may begin before the 4th
 month after the close of a prior supplemental benefit period with respect
 to such State. [] In the case of weeks beginning during any extension of a
 supplemental benefit period under subparagraph (A), 10 shall be treated
 as the applicable limit for purposes of section 102(b); except that, if
 such period began by reason of subsection (e), 5 shall be treated as the
 applicable limit for purposes of section 102(b). []   (2) NOTIFICATION BY SECRETARY- When a determination has
 been made that a supplemental benefit period is beginning or ending with
 respect to a State, the Secretary shall cause notice of such determination
 to be published in the Federal Register. []   (3) TRANSITIONAL RULE- No supplemental benefit period
 shall begin before the later of-- []   (A) the month following the month in which this Act is
 enacted, or []   (B) the month following the month in which the agreement
 under this subtitle is entered into. []   (c) ELIGIBILITY PERIOD- For purposes of this subtitle, an
 individual's eligibility period shall consist of the weeks in his benefit year
 which begin in a supplemental benefit period and, if his benefit year ends
 within such supplemental benefit period, any weeks thereafter which begin in
 such supplemental benefit period. In no event shall an individual's period of
 eligibility include any weeks after the 26th week after the end of the benefit
 year for which he exhausted his rights to regular compensation. []   (d) STATE `ON' AND `OFF' INDICATORS- For purposes of this
 section-- []   (1) `ON' INDICATOR- There is a State `on' indicator for
 a month if-- []   (A) for the period consisting of the most recent 3 months
 for which data are available as of the close of such month, the rate of
 total unemployment in such State (seasonally adjusted) equals or exceeds
 6 percent, and []   (B) the rate of total unemployment in such State (seasonally
 adjusted) for the 3-month period referred to in subparagraph (A) equals or
 exceeds 120 percent of the average of such rates for the corresponding 3-month
 periods ending in each of the preceding 2 calendar years. []   (2) `OFF' INDICATOR- There is a State `off' indicator for
 a month if either the requirements of subparagraph (A) or (B) of paragraph
 (1) are not satisfied. []   (e) TEMPORARY NATIONAL TRIGGER-  []   (1) IN GENERAL- For purposes of determining eligibility
 for Federal supplemental compensation for weeks beginning before October 1,
 1992-- []   (A) if the requirements of paragraph (2) are met for any
 month-- []   (i) a State `on' indicator shall be deemed to be in effect
 in all States for such month, and []   (ii) a State `off' indicator shall not be treated as in
 effect in any State for such month, and []   (B) in the case of weeks beginning during any supplemental
 benefit period which would not have been in effect but for subparagraph
 (A), 5 shall be treated as the applicable limit for purposes of section
 102(b). []   (2) NATIONAL TRIGGER- The requirements of this paragraph
 are met for any month if the rate of total unemployment for all States
 (seasonally adjusted) for the period consisting of the most recent 3 months
 for which data are available as of the close of such month equals or exceeds
 6 percent. []   (f) TRANSITIONAL RULE- In determining whether there is a
 State `on' or `off' indicator under this section (or whether there is an
 applicable trigger under section 102) for any month before the Secretary
 has established a system for making seasonal adjustments on a State-by-State
 basis, determinations under subparagraphs (A) and (B) of subsection (d)(1)
 of this section and under section 102(b)(4)(B) shall be made-- []   (1) as if such provisions did not include the phrase
 `(seasonally adjusted)', and []   (2) by substituting `6' for `3' each place it
 appears. [] SEC. 104. PAYMENTS TO STATES HAVING AGREEMENTS FOR THE
 PAYMENT OF FEDERAL SUPPLEMENTAL COMPENSATION. []   (a) GENERAL RULE- There shall be paid to each State which
 has entered into an agreement under this subtitle an amount equal to 100
 percent of the Federal supplemental compensation paid to individuals by
 the State pursuant to such agreement. []   (b) TREATMENT OF REIMBURSABLE COMPENSATION- No payment
 shall be made to any State under this section in respect of compensation
 to the extent the State is entitled to reimbursement in respect of such
 compensation under the provisions of any Federal law other than this subtitle
 or chapter 85 of title 5, United States Code. A State shall not be entitled
 to any reimbursement under such chapter 85 in respect of any compensation
 to the extent the State is entitled to reimbursement under this subtitle
 in respect of such compensation. []   (c) DETERMINATION OF AMOUNT- Sums payable to any State
 by reason of such State having an agreement under this subtitle shall be
 payable, either in advance or by way of reimbursement (as may be determined
 by the Secretary), in such amounts as the Secretary estimates the State will
 be entitled to receive under this subtitle for each calendar month, reduced
 or increased, as the case may be, by any amount by which the Secretary finds
 that his estimates for any prior calendar month were greater or less than
 the amounts which should have been paid to the State. Such estimates may
 be made on the basis of such method as may be agreed upon by the Secretary
 and the State agency of the State involved. []   (d) CERTIFICATION- The Secretary shall from time to time
 certify to the Secretary of the Treasury for payment to each State the sums
 payable to such State under this subtitle. The Secretary of the Treasury,
 prior to audit or settlement by the General Accounting Office, shall make
 payments to the State in accordance with such certification, by transfers
 from the supplemental compensation account (as established by section 905
 of the Social Security Act) to the account of such State in the Unemployment
 Trust Fund. []   (e) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS FOR CERTAIN PAYMENTS-
 There are authorized to be appropriated from the general fund of the Treasury,
 without fiscal year limitation, to the supplemental compensation account such
 sums as may be necessary to make payments under this section in respect of--
 []   (1) compensation payable under chapter 85 of title 5,
 United States Code, and []   (2) compensation payable on the basis of services to which
 section 3309(a)(1) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 applies. [] Amounts appropriated pursuant to the preceding sentence
 shall not be required to be repaid. [] SEC. 105. DEFINITIONS; SPECIAL RULES. []   (a) GENERAL RULE- For purposes of this subtitle--
 []   (1) SECRETARY- The term `Secretary' means the Secretary
 of Labor. []   (2) COMPENSATION- The term `compensation' means cash benefits
 payable to individuals with respect to their unemployment. []   (3) REGULAR COMPENSATION- The term `regular compensation'
 means compensation payable to an individual under any State unemployment
 compensation law (including compensation payable pursuant to chapter 85 of
 title 5, United States Code), other than additional compensation. []   (4) ADDITIONAL COMPENSATION- The term `additional
 compensation' means compensation payable to exhaustees by reason of conditions
 of high unemployment or by reason of other special factors. []   (5) BENEFIT YEAR- The term `benefit year' means the benefit
 year as defined in the applicable State law. []   (6) BASE PERIOD- The term `base period' means the base period
 as determined under applicable State law for the benefit year. []   (7) STATE- The term `State' includes the District of
 Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. []   (8) STATE AGENCY- The term `State agency' means the agency
 of the State which administers its State law. []   (9) STATE LAW- The term `State law' means the unemployment
 compensation law of the State, approved by the Secretary under section 3304
 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986. []   (10) WEEK- The term `week' means a week as defined in the
 applicable State law. []   (11) RATE OF TOTAL UNEMPLOYMENT-  []   (A) IN GENERAL- Determinations of the rate of total
 unemployment in any State for any period (and of any seasonal adjustment)
 shall be made by the Secretary. []   (B) SPECIAL RULES FOR VIRGIN ISLANDS-  []   (i) The rate of total unemployment in the Virgin Islands
 for any period shall be a rate which bears the same ratio to the rate of
 insured unemployment in the Virgin Islands for such period as-- []   (I) the rate of total unemployment in all States for such
 period, bears to []   (II) the rate of insured unemployment in all States for
 such period. []   (ii) The provisions of section 103(f) shall apply to the
 Virgin Islands for all periods whether or not the Secretary has established
 a system for making seasonal adjustments on a State-by-State basis. []   (iii) Determination of the rate of insured unemployment
 shall be made as provided in the Federal-State Extended Unemployment
 Compensation Act of 1970 (as in effect before its repeal by subtitle B of
 this title). []   (b) REACHBACK PROVISIONS- If any individual exhausted his
 rights to regular compensation under the State law after December 31, 1990,
 and before the month following the month in which this Act is enacted (or,
 if later, the month following the month in which the agreement under this
 subtitle is entered into), such individual shall be entitled to supplemental
 compensation under this subtitle in the same manner as if his benefit year
 ended no earlier than the last day of the first week of such following
 month. []   (c) COORDINATION WITH REPEALED EXTENDED PROGRAM- If an
 individual received extended compensation under the Federal-State Extended
 Unemployment Compensation Act of 1970 (as in effect before its repeal
 by subtitle B of this title) in respect of any benefit year, the maximum
 amount of Federal supplemental compensation payable under this subtitle in
 respect of such benefit year shall be reduced (but not below zero) by the
 aggregate amount of extended compensation so received. [] SEC. 106. FRAUD AND OVERPAYMENTS. []   (a)(1) If an individual knowingly has made, or caused
 to be made by another, a false statement or representation of a material
 fact, or knowingly has failed, or caused another to fail, to disclose a
 material fact, and as a result of such false statement or representation
 or of such nondisclosure such individual has received an amount of Federal
 supplemental compensation under this subtitle to which he was not entitled,
 such individual-- []   (A) shall be ineligible for further Federal supplemental
 compensation under this subtitle in accordance with the provisions of
 the applicable State unemployment compensation law relating to fraud in
 connection with a claim for unemployment compensation, and []   (B) shall be subject to prosecution under section 1001 of
 title 18, United States Code. []   (2)(A) In the case of individuals who have received amounts
 of Federal supplemental compensation under this subtitle to which they were
 not entitled, the State may require such individuals to repay the amounts of
 such Federal supplemental compensation to the State agency, except that the
 State agency may waive such repayment if it determines that-- []   (i) the payment of such Federal supplemental compensation
 was without fault on the part of any such individual, and []   (ii) such repayment would be contrary to equity and good
 conscience. []   (B) The State agency may recover the amount to be repaid,
 or any part thereof, by deductions from any Federal supplemental compensation
 payable to such individual under this subtitle or from any unemployment
 compensation payable to such individual under any Federal unemployment
 compensation law administered by the State agency or under any other Federal
 law administered by the State agency which provides for the payment of any
 assistance or allowance with respect to any week of unemployment, during
 the 3-year period after the date such individuals received the payment
 of the Federal supplemental compensation to which they were not entitled,
 except that no single deduction may exceed 50 percent of the weekly benefit
 amount from which such deduction is made. []   (C) No repayment may be required, and no deduction may be
 made, until a determination has been made, notice thereof and an opportunity
 for a fair hearing has been given to the individual, and the determination
 has become final. []   (3) Any determination by a State agency under paragraph
 (1) or (2) shall be subject to review in the same manner and to the same
 extent as determinations under the State unemployment compensation law,
 and only in such manner and to such extent. [] Subtitle B--Repeal of Extended Program [] SEC. 111. REPEAL OF EXTENDED UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION
 PROGRAM. []   (a) GENERAL RULE-  []   (1) The Federal-State Extended Unemployment Compensation
 Act of 1970 is hereby repealed. []   (2) Subsection (a) of section 3304 of the Internal Revenue
 Code of 1986 is amended by striking paragraph (11) and by redesignating
 the following paragraphs accordingly. []   (3) Subsection (c) of section 3304 of such Code is amended
 by striking `(including provisions relating to the Federal-State Extended
 Unemployment Compensation Act of 1970 (or any amendments thereto) as required
 under subsection (a)(11))'. []   (b) AMENDMENTS TO SOCIAL SECURITY ACT-  []   (1) Section 905 of the Social Security Act is amended--
 []   (A) by striking `extended unemployment compensation account'
 each place it appears and inserting `supplemental compensation account',
 []   (B) by striking `EXTENDED UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION Account'
 in the heading of such section and inserting `SUPPLEMENTAL COMPENSATION
 ACCOUNT', []   (C) by striking `EXTENDED UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION ACCOUNT'
 in the heading of subsection (d) and inserting `SUPPLEMENTAL COMPENSATION
 ACCOUNT', []   (D) by striking `section 204(e) of the Federal-State Extended
 Unemployment Compensation Act of 1970' in subsection (c) and inserting
 `section 104(d) of the Unemployment Insurance Reform Act of 1991', and
 []   (E) by striking `the Federal-State Extended Unemployment
 Compensation Act of 1970' in subsection (d) and inserting `subtitle A of
 title I of the Unemployment Insurance Reform Act of 1991'. []   (2) Sections 901(c)(3)(A), 901(f)(3), 902 (a) and (c),
 and 903(a) of such Act are each amended by striking `extended unemployment
 compensation account' each place it appears and inserting `supplemental
 compensation account'. []   (c) EFFECTIVE DATE- The amendments made by this section
 shall apply with respect to weeks of unemployment beginning after the month
 in which this Act is enacted. [] TITLE II--MODIFICATIONS TO ELIGIBILITY PROVISIONS [] SEC. 201. LIMITATION ON DISQUALIFICATIONS UNDER STATE
 LAW. []   (a) GENERAL RULE- Paragraph (10) of section 3304(a) of
 the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (relating to requirements for approval
 of State laws) is amended by inserting `(A)' after `(10)', by striking
 `total',  by inserting `and' after the semicolon, and by adding at the end
 thereof the following new subparagraph: []   `(B) compensation shall not be denied to any individual
 by reason of the circumstances under which such individual separated from
 employment by any employer unless such separation was such individual's
 most recent separation from employment;'. []   (b) EFFECTIVE DATE-  []   (1) IN GENERAL- Except as provided in paragraph (2),
 the amendments made by subsection (a) shall take effect on November 1,
 1993. []   (2) SPECIAL RULE- In the case of any State the legislature
 of which has not been in session for at least 30 calendar days (whether or
 not successive) between the date of the enactment of this Act and November 1,
 1993, the amendments made by subsection (a) shall take effect 30 calendar
 days after the 1st day on which such legislature is in session on or after
 November 1, 1993. [] SEC. 202. PAYMENTS OF UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION TO FORMER
 MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES. []   (a) REPEAL OF CERTAIN LIMITATIONS- Subsection (c) of section
 8521 of title 5, United States Code, is hereby repealed. []   (b) REDUCTION IN LENGTH OF REQUIRED ACTIVE DUTY BY RESERVES-
 Paragraph (1) of section 8521(a) of such title 5 is amended by striking
 `180 days' and inserting `90 days'. []   (c) EFFECTIVE DATE- The amendments made by this section
 shall apply to weeks of unemployment beginning after the date of the
 enactment of this Act. [] SEC. 203. OPTIONAL BENEFITS FOR CERTAIN SCHOOL
 EMPLOYEES. []   (a) IN GENERAL-  []   (1) Subclause (I) of section 3304(a)(6)(A)(ii) of the
 Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by striking `shall be denied'
 and inserting `may be denied'. []   (2) Subparagraph (A) of section 3304(a)(6) of such Code
 is amended by striking `and' at the end of clauses (iii) and (iv) and by
 inserting after clause (v) the following new clause: []   `(vi) with respect to services described in clause (ii),
 clauses (iii) and (iv) shall be applied by substituting `may be denied'
 for `shall be denied', and'. []   (b) EFFECTIVE DATE- The amendments made by this section
 shall apply in the case of compensation paid for weeks beginning on or
 after the date of the enactment of this Act. [] SEC. 204. TREATMENT OF CERTAIN DETERMINATIONS. []   (a) IN GENERAL- Subsection (a) of section 3304 of the
 Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (as amended by section 111) is amended--
 []   (1) by striking `and' at the end of paragraph (16),
 []   (2) by redesignating paragraph (17) as paragraph (18),
 and []   (3) by inserting after paragraph (16) the following new
 paragraph: []   `(17) no finding of fact or law, judgment, conclusion,
 or final order made with respect to a claim for unemployment compensation
 benefits pursuant to the State's unemployment compensation law may be
 conclusive or binding or used as evidence in any separate or subsequent
 action or proceeding in another forum, except proceedings under the
 State's unemployment compensation law, regardless of whether the prior
 action was between the same or related parties or involved the same facts;
 and'. []   (b) EFFECTIVE DATE-  []   (1) IN GENERAL- Except as provided in paragraph (2),
 the amendments made by subsection (a) shall take effect on November 1,
 1992. []   (2) SPECIAL RULE- In the case of any State the legislature
 of which has not been in session for at least 30 calendar days (whether or
 not successive) between the date of the enactment of this Act and November 1,
 1992, the amendments made by subsection (a) shall take effect 30 calendar
 days after the 1st day on which such legislature is in session on or after
 November 1, 1992. [] SEC. 205. PROMOTION OF RETRAINING OF LONG-TERM UNEMPLOYMENT
 COMPENSATION RECIPIENTS. []   (a) GENERAL RULE- Paragraph (8) of section 3304(a) of the
 Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (relating to requirements for approval of
 State laws) is amended to read as follows: []   `(8)(A) compensation shall not be denied to any individual
 for any week because during such week such individual is participating
 (as defined in regulations issued by the Secretary of Labor) in training
 with the approval of the State agency (or because of the application, to
 any week during which such individual is so participating, of State law
 provisions relating to the availability for work, active search for work,
 or refusal to accept work), and []   `(B) in the case of an individual who has received
 compensation under the State law for 10 weeks or more during the benefit
 year, the State agency shall approve any program of training involving--
 []   `(i) classroom training, []   `(ii) occupational skill training, []   `(iii) basic or remedial education, or []   `(iv) literacy or remedial English training, [] unless such agency determines, from a preponderance
 of evidence, that such training would not provide a net social
 benefit;'. []   (b) EFFECTIVE DATE-  []   (1) IN GENERAL- Except as provided in paragraph (2),
 the amendment made by subsection (a) shall take effect on November 1,
 1992. []   (2) SPECIAL RULE- In the case of any State the legislature
 of which has not been in session for at least 30 calendar days (whether or
 not successive) between the date of the enactment of this Act and November
 1, 1992, the amendment made by subsection (a) shall take effect 30 calendar
 days after the 1st day on which such legislature is in session on or after
 November 1, 1992. [] SEC. 206. TREATMENT OF CERTAIN YOUTH SERVICE PROGRAM
 PARTICIPANTS. []   (a) IN GENERAL- Subparagraph (A) of section 3304(a)(6) of
 the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (as amended by section 203) is amended
 by striking `and' at the end of clause (v) and by inserting after clause
 (vi) the following new clause: []   `(vii) compensation may be denied to an individual on the
 basis of services for an organization described in section 501(c)(3) and
 exempt from tax under section 501(a) as a participant in a youth service
 program which is operated by such organization and which is designed to
 foster a commitment to community service and occupational and educational
 development and does not include any substantial commercial activities,
 if the remuneration under the program consists solely of-- []   `(I) amounts established by the program to approximate the
 transportation, meals, and other miscellaneous expenses incurred by the
 participant in performing services, or in attending educational classes,
 pursuant to the program, and []   `(II) amounts received on completion of such individual's
 participation in such program as a cash award or as a scholarship,
 and'. []   (b) EFFECTIVE DATE- The amendments made by this section
 shall apply in the case of compensation paid for weeks beginning on or
 after the date of the enactment of this Act. [] TITLE III--DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM TO PROVIDE JOB SEARCH
 ASSISTANCE [] SEC. 301. DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM TO PROVIDE JOB SEARCH
 ASSISTANCE. []   (a) GENERAL RULE- The Secretary of Labor shall carry out
 a demonstration program under this title for purposes of determining the
 feasibility of implementing job search assistance programs. To carry out
 such demonstration program, the Secretary shall enter into agreements with
 3 States which-- []   (1) apply to participate in such program, and []   (2) demonstrate to the Secretary that they are capable of
 implementing the provisions of an agreement under this section. []   (b) SELECTION OF STATES-  []   (1) IN GENERAL- In determining whether to enter into an
 agreement with a State under this section, the Secretary shall take into
 consideration at least-- []   (A) the size, geography, and occupational and industrial
 composition of the State, []   (B) the adequacy of State resources to carry out a job
 search assistance program, []   (C) the range and extent of specialized services to
 be provided by the State to individuals covered by the agreement, and
 []   (D) the design of the evaluation to be applied by the
 State to the program. []   (2) REPLICATION OF PRIOR DEMONSTRATION PROJECT- At least
 1 of the States selected by the Secretary under subsection (a) shall be a
 State which has operated a successful demonstration project with respect
 to job search assistance under a contract with the Department of Labor. The
 demonstration program under this title of any such State shall, at a minimum,
 replicate the project it operated under such contract in the same geographic
 areas. []   (c) PROVISIONS OF AGREEMENT- Any agreement entered into
 with a State under this section shall-- []   (1) provide that the State will implement a job search
 assistance program during the 1-year period specified in such agreement,
 []   (2) provide that such implementation will begin not
 later than the date 1 year after the date of the enactment of this Act,
 []   (3) contain such provisions as may be necessary to ensure an
 accurate evaluation of the effectiveness of a job search assistance program,
 including-- []   (A) random selection of eligible individuals for
 participation in the program and for inclusion in a control group, and
 []   (B) collection of data on participants and members of a
 control group as of the close of the 1-year period and 2-year period after
 the operations of the program cease, []   (4) provide that not more than 5 percent of the claimants
 for unemployment compensation under the State law shall be selected as
 participants in the job search assistance program, and []   (5) contain such other provisions as the Secretary may
 require. [] SEC. 302. JOB SEARCH ASSISTANCE PROGRAM. []   (a) GENERAL RULE- For purposes of this title, a job search
 assistance program shall provide that-- []   (1) eligible individuals who are selected to participate
 in the program shall be required to participate in a qualified intensive
 job search program after receiving compensation under such State law during
 any benefit year for at least 6 but not more than 10 weeks, []   (2) every individual required to participate in a job search
 program under paragraph (1) shall be entitled to receive an intensive job
 search program voucher, and []   (3) any individual who is required under paragraph (1)
 to participate in a qualified intensive job search program and who does
 not satisfactorily participate in such program shall be disqualified from
 receiving compensation under such State law for the period (of not more
 than 10 weeks) specified in the agreement under section 301. []   (b) ELIGIBLE INDIVIDUAL- For purposes of this title--
 []   (1) IN GENERAL- The term `eligible individual' means any
 individual receiving compensation under the State law during any benefit
 year if, during the 3-year period ending on the last day of the base period
 for such benefit year, such individual had at least 126 weeks of employment
 at wages of $30 or more a week with such individual's last employer in such
 base period (or, if data with respect to weeks of employment with such last
 employer are not available, an equivalent amount of employment computed
 under regulations prescribed by the Secretary). []   (2) EXCEPTION- Such term shall not include any individual
 if-- []   (A) such individual has a definite date for recall to his
 former employment, []   (B) such individual seeks employment through a union hall
 or similar arrangement, or []   (C) the State agency-- []   (i) waives the requirements of subsection (a)(1) for good
 cause shown by such individual, or []   (ii) determines that such participation would not be
 appropriate for such individual. []   (c) QUALIFIED INTENSIVE JOB SEARCH PROGRAM- For purposes
 of this section, the term `qualified intensive job search program' means
 any intensive job search assistance program which-- []   (1) is approved by the State agency, []   (2) is provided by an organization qualified to provide
 job search assistance programs under any other Federal law, and []   (3) includes-- []   (A) all basic employment services, such as orientation,
 testing, a job-search workshop, and an individual assessment and counseling
 interview, and []   (B) additional services, such as ongoing contact with
 the program staff, followup assistance, resource centers, and job search
 materials and equipment. []   (d) INTENSIVE JOB SEARCH VOUCHER- For purposes of this
 section, the term `intensive job search voucher' means any voucher which
 entitles the organization (including the State employment service) providing
 the qualified intensive job search assistance program to a payment from
 the State agency equal to the lesser of-- []   (1) the reasonable costs of providing such program, or
 []   (2) the average weekly benefit amount in the State. [] SEC. 303. ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS. []   (a) FINANCING PROVISIONS-  []   (1) PAYMENTS TO STATES- There shall be paid to each State
 which enters into an agreement under section 301 an amount equal to the
 lesser of the reasonable costs of operating the job search assistance program
 pursuant to such agreement or the State's average weekly benefit amount for
 each individual selected to participate in the job search assistance program
 operated by such State pursuant to such agreement. Funds in the supplemental
 compensation account (as established by section 905 of the Social Security
 Act) shall be used for purposes of making such payments. []   (2) PAYMENTS ON CALENDAR MONTH BASIS- There shall be
 paid to each State either in advance or by way of reimbursement, as may be
 determined by the Secretary, such sum as the Secretary estimates the State
 will be entitled to receive under this subsection for each calendar month,
 reduced or increased, as the case may be, by any sum by which the Secretary
 finds that his estimates for any prior calendar month were greater or less
 than the amounts which should have been paid to the State. Such estimates may
 be made on the basis of such method as may be agreed upon by the Secretary
 and the State agency. []   (3) CERTIFICATION- The Secretary shall from time to time
 certify to the Secretary of the Treasury for payment to each State the sums
 payable to such State under this subsection. The Secretary of the Treasury,
 prior to audit or settlement by the General Accounting Office, shall make
 payment to the State in accordance with such certification, by transfers
 from the supplemental compensation (as established by section 905 of the
 Social Security Act) to the account of such State in the Unemployment Trust
 Fund. []   (4) SPECIAL RULE- Notwithstanding any other provision of
 law, amounts in the account of a State in the Unemployment Trust Fund may
 be used for purposes of making payments pursuant to intensive job search
 vouchers provided pursuant to an agreement under this title. []   (b) REPORTS TO CONGRESS-  []   (1) INTERIM REPORTS- The Secretary shall submit 2 interim
 reports to the Congress on the effectiveness of the demonstration program
 carried out under this title. The 1st such report shall be submitted before
 the date 2 years after operations under the demonstration program commenced
 and the 2d such report shall be submitted before the date 4 years after
 such commencement. []   (2) FINAL REPORT- Not later than the date 5 years after
 the commencement referred to in paragraph (1), the Secretary shall submit a
 final report to the Congress on the demonstration program carried out under
 this title. Such report shall include estimates of program impact, such as--
 []   (A) changes in duration of unemployment, earnings, and
 hours worked of participants, []   (B) changes in unemployment compensation outlays,
 []   (C) changes in unemployment taxes, []   (D) net effect on the Unemployment Trust Fund, []   (E) net effect on Federal unified budget deficit, and
 []   (F) net social benefits or costs of the program. []   (c) DEFINITIONS- For purposes of this title, the terms
 `compensation', `benefit year', `Secretary', `State', `State agency',
 `State law', `base period', and `week' have the respective meanings given
 such terms by section 105. [] TITLE IV--FINANCING REFORMS [] SEC. 401. TRANSFER OF INCOME TAXES ON UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS
 TO UNEMPLOYMENT TRUST FUND. []   (a) GENERAL RULE- Paragraph (1) of section 901(b) of the
 Social Security Act is amended by striking `an amount equal to' and all that
 follows through the period at the end thereof and inserting the following:
 `an amount equal to-- []   `(A) 100 percent of the tax (including interest, penalties,
 and additions to the tax) received during the fiscal year under the Federal
 Unemployment Tax Act (26 U.S.C. 3301 et seq.) and covered into the Treasury,
 plus []   `(B) the aggregate increase in tax liabilities under
 chapter 1 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 which is attributable to the
 application of section 85 of such Code (relating to taxation of unemployment
 compensation).' []   (b) TRANSFERS BASED ON ESTIMATES OF BENEFIT PAYMENTS-
 The 2d sentence of section 901(b)(2) of such Act is amended by inserting
 before the period at the end thereof the following: `(or, in the amounts
 referred to in paragraph (1)(B), of the amount of unemployment compensation
 paid during the month)'. []   (c) EFFECTIVE DATE- The amendments made by this section
 shall apply to fiscal years beginning after September 30, 1991. [] SEC. 402. MODIFICATIONS TO FEDERAL UNEMPLOYMENT
 ACCOUNTS. []   (a) TREATMENT OF STATES MAINTAINING ADEQUATE BALANCES-
 Section 904 of the Social Security Act is amended by adding at the end
 thereof the following new subsection: [] `Increase in Quarterly Credits for States With Adequate
 Balances []   `(h)(1) If a State's high-cost multiple exceeds 0.5 for
 any calendar quarter, the Secretary of the Treasury shall transfer (as of
 the close of the succeeding calendar quarter) from the general fund of the
 Treasury to the account of such State in the Unemployment Trust Fund an
 amount equal to the applicable percentage of the portion of the earnings
 of the Fund which are credited under subsection (e) to such account as of
 the close of such succeeding calendar quarter. []   `(2) For purposes of paragraph (1)-- [][] The applicable []  `If the State's high-cost multiple: [] percentage is: []  Exceeds 0.5 but does not exceed 1.0 [] 5 percent []  Exceeds 1.0 but does not exceed 1.5 [] 10 percent []  Exceeds 1.5 [] 15 percent. []   `(3)(A) For purposes of this subsection, the high-cost
 multiple of any State for any calendar quarter is the amount obtained
 by dividing the fraction set forth in subparagraph (B) by the fraction
 set forth in subparagraph (C). Such multiple shall be determined by the
 Secretary of Labor and certified by such Secretary to the Secretary of the
 Treasury before the close of the calendar quarter following the quarter
 for which the multiple is being determined. []   `(B) For purposes of subparagraph (A), the fraction set
 forth in this subparagraph with respect to any State for any calendar
 quarter is a fraction-- []   `(i) the numerator of which is the account balance of
 the State as of the close of the quarter determined after any reduction
 provided in subsection (e) and by taking into account any transfer under
 this subsection as of the close of such quarter, and []   `(ii) the denominator of which is the total amount of
 wages (determined without regard to any limitation on amount) subject to
 contributions under the State unemployment compensation law for the most
 recent 4 calendar quarters for which data are available. []   `(C) For purposes of subparagraph (A), the fraction set
 forth in this subparagraph with respect to any State for any calendar quarter
 is the following fraction determined for the preceding calendar year for
 which such fraction is the highest for the State: A fraction-- []   `(i) the numerator of which is the total amount of
 compensation paid under the State law during the calendar year, and
 []   `(ii) the denominator of which is the total amount of
 wages (determined with regard to any limitation on amount) subject to
 contributions under the State unemployment compensation law for the calendar
 year.' []   (b) TRANSFERS TO FEDERAL UNEMPLOYMENT ACCOUNT-  []   (1) IN GENERAL- Section 902 of the Social Security Act is
 amended-- []   (A) by redesignating subsections (a) through (c) as
 subsections (b) through (d), respectively, and []   (B) by inserting after the section designation the following
 new subsection: []   `(a)(1) Except as provided in paragraph (2), the Secretary
 of the Treasury shall transfer (as of the close of October 1992 and each
 month thereafter), from the employment security administration account to
 the Federal unemployment account, an amount determined by the Secretary to
 be equal to 10 percent of the amount by which-- []   `(A) transfers to the employment security administration
 account pursuant to section 901(b)(2) during such month, exceed []   `(B) payments during such month from the employment
 security administration account pursuant to subsections (b)(3) and (d)
 of section 901. [] If for any such month the payments referred to in subparagraph
 (B) exceed the transfers referred to in subparagraph (A), proper adjustments
 shall be made in the amounts subsequently transferred. []   `(2) The Secretary of the Treasury shall make no transfer
 pursuant to paragraph (1) as of the close of any month if the Secretary
 determines that the amount in the Federal unemployment account is equal to
 (or in excess of) the limitation provided in subsection (b).'. []   (2) REDUCTION OF CEILING- Paragraph (2) of section
 902(b) of such Act, as redesignated by paragraph (1) of this subsection,
 is amended by striking `five-eighths of 1 percent' and inserting `0.375
 percent'. []   (3) CONFORMING AMENDMENTS-  []   (A) Subparagraph (A) of section 901(f)(2) of such Act is
 amended by striking `902(b)' and inserting `902(c)'. []   (B) Subsection (c) of section 902 of such Act, as
 redesignated by paragraph (1) of this subsection, is amended by striking
 `subsection (a)' and inserting `subsection (b)'. []   (C) Subsection (d) of section 902 of such Act, as
 redesignated by paragraph (1) of this subsection, is amended by striking
 `section 902(a)' and inserting `subsection (b) of this section'. []   (D) Paragraph (1) of section 903(a) of such Act is amended
 by striking `902(a)' and inserting `902(b)'. []   (E) Section 1203 of such Act is amended by striking `902(a)'
 and inserting `902(b)'. []   (c) INCREASE IN CEILING ON SUPPLEMENTAL COMPENSATION ACCOUNT-
 Subparagraph (B) of section 905(b)(2) of such Act is amended by striking
 `three-eighths of 1 percent' and inserting `0.625 percent'. []   (d) BORROWING BETWEEN FEDERAL ACCOUNTS- Title IX of such
 Act is amended by adding at the end the following new section: [] `BORROWING BETWEEN FEDERAL ACCOUNTS []   `SEC. 910. (a) IN GENERAL- Whenever the Secretary of the
 Treasury (after consultation with the Secretary of Labor) determines that--
 []   `(1) the amount in the employment security administration
 account, Federal unemployment account, or supplemental compensation account,
 is insufficient to meet the anticipated payments from the account during
 the next 3 months, []   `(2) such insufficiency may cause such account to borrow
 from the general fund of the Treasury, and []   `(3) the amount in any other such account exceeds the
 amount necessary to meet the anticipated payments from such other account
 during the next 3 months, [] the Secretary shall transfer to the account referred to
 in paragraph (1) from the account referred to in paragraph (3) an amount
 equal to the insufficiency determined under paragraph (1) (or, if less,
 the excess determined under paragraph (3)). []   `(b) TREATMENT OF ADVANCE- Any amount transferred under
 subsection (a)-- []   `(1) shall be treated as a noninterest-bearing repayable
 advance, and []   `(2) shall not be considered in computing the amount in
 any account for purposes of the application of sections 901(f)(2), 902(c),
 and 905(b). []   `(c) REPAYMENT- Whenever the Secretary of the Treasury
 (after consultation with the Secretary of Labor) determines that the amount
 in the account to which an advance is made under subsection (a) exceeds the
 amount necessary to meet the anticipated payments from the account during
 the next 3 months, the Secretary shall transfer from the account to the
 account from which the advance was made an amount equal to the amount so
 advanced.'. []   (e) REPEAL OF EXPIRED PROVISIONS-  []   (1) Paragraph (2) of section 901(f) of such Act is amended--
 []   (A) by striking `(A) Except as provided in subparagraph
 (B), the' and inserting `The', and []   (B) by striking subparagraph (B). []   (2) Section 901 of such Act is amended by striking subsection
 (g). []   (3) Subsection (g) of section 904 is amended by striking
 all of such subsection that follows the 1st sentence. []   (4) Paragraph (1) of section 905(b) of such Act is amended
 by striking `, in the case of any month before April 1972, to one-fifth,
 and in the case of any month after March 1972, to one-tenth,' and inserting
 `to 10 percent'. []   (f) EFFECTIVE DATE- The amendments made by this section
 shall apply to fiscal years beginning after September 30, 1992. [] SEC. 403. REPORT ON METHOD OF ALLOCATING ADMINISTRATIVE
 FUNDS AMONG STATES. []   (a) IN GENERAL- The Secretary of Labor shall submit to the
 Congress, within the 12-month period beginning on the date of the enactment
 of this Act, a comprehensive report setting forth a proposal for revising
 the method of allocating grants among the States under section 302 of the
 Social Security Act. []   (b) SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS- The report required by subsection
 (a) shall include an analysis of-- []   (1) the use of unemployment insurance workload levels as
 the primary factor in allocating grants among the States under section 302
 of the Social Security Act, []   (2) ways to ensure that each State receive not less than
 a minimum grant amount for each fiscal year, []   (3) the use of nationally available objective data
 to determine the unemployment compensation administrative costs of each
 State, with consideration of legitimate cost differences among the States,
 []   (4) ways to simplify the method of allocating such grants
 among the States, []   (5) ways to eliminate the disincentives to productivity
 and inefficiency which exist in the current method of allocating such grants
 among the States, []   (6) ways to promote innovation and cost-effective practices
 in the method of allocating such grants among the States, and []   (7) the effect of the proposal set forth in such report
 on the grant amounts allocated to each State. []   (c) CONGRESSIONAL REVIEW PERIOD- The Secretary of Labor
 may not revise the method in effect on the date of the enactment of this
 Act for allocating grants among the States under section 302 of the Social
 Security Act, until after the expiration of the 12-month period beginning
 on the date on which the report required by subsection (a) is submitted to
 the Congress. [] SEC. 404. ADVISORY COUNCIL ON UNEMPLOYMENT
 COMPENSATION. []   Section 908 of the Social Security Act is amended to read
 as follows: [] `ADVISORY COUNCIL ON UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION []   `SEC. 908. (a) ESTABLISHMENT- Not later than December
 31 of 1991 (and of every 5th year thereafter), the Secretary of Labor
 shall establish an advisory council to be known as the Advisory Council
 on Unemployment Compensation (referred to in this section as the
 `Council'). []   `(b) FUNCTION- It shall be the function of each Council to
 evaluate the unemployment compensation program, including the countercyclical
 effectiveness, benefit adequacy, solvency, and administrative efficiency
 of the program. []   `(c) MEMBERS-  []   `(1) IN GENERAL- Each Council shall consist of 17 members
 as follows: []   `(A) The Secretary of Labor, who shall be the
 chairperson. []   `(B) 8 members appointed by the President. []   `(C) 8 members appointed by the Congress. []   `(2) QUALIFICATIONS- Of the members appointed under
 subparagraph (B) or (C)-- []   `(A)  1/4  shall be Members of the Congress, []   `(B)  1/4  shall be representative of the interests of
 business, []   `(C)  1/4  shall be representative of the interests of
 labor, and []   `(D)  1/4  shall be representative of the interests of
 State governments. []   `(3) VACANCIES- A vacancy in any Council shall be filled
 in the manner in which the original appointment was made. []   `(d) STAFF AND OTHER ASSISTANCE-  []   `(1) IN GENERAL- Each Council may engage any technical
 assistance (including actuarial services) required by the Council to carry
 out its functions under this section. []   `(2) ASSISTANCE FROM SECRETARY OF LABOR- The Secretary of
 Labor may provide each Council with any staff, office facilities, and other
 assistance, and any data prepared by the Department of Labor, required by
 the Council to carry out its functions under this section. []   `(e) COMPENSATION- Each member of any Council-- []   `(1) shall be entitled to receive compensation at rates
 fixed by the Secretary of Labor (but not exceeding $100) for each day
 (including travel time) during which such member is engaged in the actual
 performance of duties vested in the Council, and []   `(2) while engaged in the performance of such duties away
 from such member's home or regular place of business, may be allowed travel
 expenses (including per diem in lieu of subsistence) as authorized by section
 5703 of title 5, United States Code, for persons in the Government employed
 intermittently. []   `(f) REPORT- Not later than October 1 of the year following
 the year in which any Council is required to be established under subsection
 (a), the Council shall submit to the Congress a report setting forth the
 findings and recommendations of the Council as a result of its evaluation
 of the unemployment compensation program under this section. []   `(g) TERMINATION- Each Council shall cease to exist
 after the date on which the Council submits its report under subsection
 (f).' [] TITLE V--BUDGET COMPLIANCE PROVISIONS [] SEC. 501. COST ESTIMATE. []   The applicable cost estimate of this Act for all purposes
 of sections 252 and 253 of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control
 Act of 1985 shall be as follows: [][]   []   []   []   []   [] SEC. 502. TREATMENT UNDER PAY-AS-YOU-GO PROCEDURES. []   Notwithstanding section 501-- []   (1) the provisions of (and amendments made by) this Act
 shall be treated as provisions designated as emergency requirements by the
 President and the Congress under section 252(e) of the Balanced Budget and
 Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, and []   (2) any amount of new budget authority, outlays, or receipts
 resulting from the provisions of (and amendments made by) this Act shall
 not be considered for any purpose under the Balanced Budget and Emergency
 Deficit Control Act of 1985. [] SEC. 503. EXEMPTION OF FEDERAL SUPPLEMENTAL COMPENSATION
 FROM SEQUESTRATION. []   Payments under title I of this Act (relating to Federal
 supplemental compensation program) shall be exempt from any order issued
 under part C of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of
 1985 for fiscal year 1992 or any succeeding fiscal year. [