Summary: S.165 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (01/16/2019)

Federal Unemployment Compensation Equality Act of 2019

This bill creates statutory authority for certain federal employees to be eligible for unemployment compensation during a lapse in appropriations.

With respect to any lapse in appropriations beginning on or around December 22, 2018, a federal employee who is excepted from furlough (i.e., who continues to work during a lapse in appropriations) is deemed eligible for unemployment compensation benefits for the duration of the lapse in appropriations.