H.R.17 - Emergency Unemployment Compensation Act of 2003108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Rangel, Charles B. [D-NY-15] (Introduced 01/07/2003)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||01/21/2003 Referred to the Subcommittee on Human Resources. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.17 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Emergency Unemployment Compensation Act of 2003 - Amends the Temporary Extended Unemployment Compensation Act of 2002 (TEUCA, which is title II of the Job Creation and Worker Assistance Act of 2002, PL107-147) to extend the TEUCA program through weeks of unemployment ending before July 1, 2003.
Introduced in House (01/07/2003)
Provides for a transition period of continuing payments to individuals with amounts remaining in their TEUC account after June 30, 2003, for weeks beginning before December 31, 2003.
Entitles eligible individuals in all States to a total of 26 weeks of TEUCA compensation (13 weeks beyond the current 13 weeks).
Provides an additional seven weeks of TEUCA benefits for workers in high unemployment States (entitling them to a total of 33, which is 20 weeks beyond the current 13).
Applies a revised adjusted insured unemployment rate State trigger. Sets an additional TEUCA benefit period State trigger based on total unemployment rate.