Summary: S.2542 — 97th Congress (1981-1982)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (05/18/1982)

Federal Emergency Unemployment Compensation Act of 1982 - Directs the Secretary of Labor to enter into agreements with States to provide additional weeks of unemployment compensation for eligible unemployed workers.

Requires that such agreements provide for reimbursement by the Secretary of State payments from the State unemployment fund of supplemental unemployment compensation to any eligible worker for any week during such worker's eligibility period, in the same manner and amount and with the same conditions and requirements as under the Federal-State Extended Unemployment Compensation Act of 1970 and the State law approved under specified provisions of the Internal Revenue Code.

Sets forth provisions for eligibility for individuals and for supplemental benefit periods for States.

Limits compensation under this Act to an amount equal to 13 times an individual's most recent weekly benefit amount.

Sets forth provisions for payments to States.

Authorizes appropriations.

Sets forth provisions relating to fraud and overpayments.