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Public Law No: 109-176 (03/06/2006)

 
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Public Law 109-176
109th Congress

                                 An Act


 
To provide relief for the victims of Hurricane Katrina. <<NOTE: Mar. 6, 
                          2006 -  [S. 1777]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress <<NOTE: Katrina Emergency 
Assistance Act of 2006.>> assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Katrina Emergency Assistance Act of 
2006''.

SEC. 2. EXTENSION OF UNEMPLOYMENT <<NOTE: President.>> ASSISTANCE.

    Notwithstanding any other provision of law, in the case of an 
individual eligible to receive unemployment assistance under section 
410(a) of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency 
Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5177(a)) as a result of a disaster declaration 
made for Hurricane Katrina or Hurricane Rita on or after August 29, 
2005, the President shall make such assistance available for 39 weeks 
after the date of the disaster declaration.

    Approved March 6, 2006.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--S. 1777:
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CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 152 (2006):
            Feb. 15, considered and passed Senate.
            Mar. 2, considered and passed House, amended.
            Mar. 3, Senate concurred in House amendment.

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