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PUBLIC LAW 102-107—AUG. 17, 1991 105 STAT. 541 Public Law 102-107 102d Congress An Act To provide emergency unemployment compensation, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the "Emergency Unemployment Compensation Act of 1991". SEC. 2. FEDERAL -STATE AGREEMENTS. (a) IN GENERAL,—Any State which desires to do so may enter into and participate in an agreement under this Act with the Secretary of Labor (hereafter in this Act referred to as the "Secretary"). Any State which is a party to an agreement under this Act may, upon providing 30 days written notice to the Secretary, terminate such agreement. (b) PROVISIONS OF AGREEMENT. —Any agreement under subsection (a) shall provide that the State agency of the State will make payments of emergency unemployment compensation— (1) to individuals who— (A) have exhausted all rights to regular compensation under the State law; (B) have no rights to compensation (including both regular compensation and extended compensation) with respect to a week under such law or any other State unemployment compensation law or to compensation under any other Federal law (and are not paid or entitled to be paid any additional compensation under any State or Federal law); and (C) are not receiving compensation with respect to such week under the unemployment compensation law of Canada; and (2) for any week of unemployment which begins in the individual's period of eligibility (as defined in section 7(2)). (c) EXHAUSTION OF BENEFITS.—For purposes of subsection 03)(1)(A), an individual shall be deemed to have exhausted such individual's rights to regular compensation under a State law when— (1) no payments of regular compensation can be made under such law because such individual has received all regular compensation available to such individual based on employment or wages during such individual's base period; or (2) such individual's rights to such compensation have been terminated by reason of the expiration of the benefit year with respect to which such rights existed. (d) WEEKLY BENEFIT AMOUNT. —For purposes of any agreement under this Act— (1) the amount of emergency unemployment compensation which shall be payable to any individual for any week of total unemployment shall be equal to the amount of the regular Aug. 17, 1991 [H.R. 3201] Emergency Unemployment Compensation Act of 1991. Intergovernme ntal relations.. 26 USC 3304 note. 26 USC 3304 note.