S.3655 - Superstorm Sandy Unemployment Relief Act of 2012112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Lautenberg, Frank R. [D-NJ] (Introduced 12/04/2012)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||12/04/2012 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.3655 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (12/04/2012)
Superstorm Sandy Unemployment Relief Act of 2012 - Directs the President, in the case of an individual eligible to receive unemployment assistance under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act as a result of the disaster declaration made for Hurricane Sandy after October 20, 2012, to make such assistance available for 39 weeks after the date of the declaration (currently limited to 26 weeks).
Requires the payments to a state to equal 100% of the amount of unemployment compensation paid under state law to affected individuals in each affected state or any area within it.
Makes payments available until July 23, 2013.
Makes appropriations necessary to carry out this Act.