H.R.4263 - Emergency Unemployment Compensation Amendments of 1996104th Congress (1995-1996)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Murtha, John P. [D-PA-12] (Introduced 09/27/1996)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means; Transportation and Infrastructure; Budget|
|Latest Action:||House - 09/27/1996 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Transportation and Infrastructure, and the Budget, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4263 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/27/1996)
Emergency Unemployment Compensation Amendments of 1996 - Reinstates the emergency unemployment compensation (EUC) program.
Amends the Emergency Unemployment Compensation Act of 1991 to: (1) repeal the February 5, 1994, termination of the emergency unemployment compensation (EUC) program; and (2) extend the authorization for new claims for benefits under the program until six months after the enactment of this Act. Modifies the final phase-out period for continuation of claims.
Provides for a similar extension of the program of temporary extended railroad unemployment insurance benefits (and modification of the phase-out period).
Authorizes appropriations and the use of advance account funds to carry out the extension of the EUC program. Designates all direct spending amounts provided and all appropriations authorized by this Act as emergency requirements for purposes of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Act).