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PUBLIC LAW 102-107—AUG. 17, 1991 105 STAT. 543 compensation was paid to the individual from the account involved. (3) REDUCTION FOR EXTENDED BENEFITS. —The amount in an - account under paragraph (1) shall be reduced (but not below «ero) by the aggregate amount of extended compensation (if any) received by such individual relating to the same benefit year, under the Federal-State Extended Unemployment Compensation Act of 1970. (4) WEEKLY BENEFIT AMOUNT.—For purposes of this subsection, an individual's weekly benefit amount for any week is the amount of regular compensation (including dependents' allowances) under the State law payable to such individual for such week for total unemployment. (c) DETERMINATION OF PERIODS. — (1) IN GENERAL,—For purposes of this section, the terms "8- percent period", "7-percent period", "6-percent period", and "other period" mean, with respect to any State, the period which— (A) begins with the second Sunday of the month after the first month during which the applicable trigger for such period is on, and (B) ends with the Saturday immediately preceding the second Sunday of the month after the first month during which the applicable trigger for such period is off. (2) APPLICABLE TRIGGER. — In the case of an 8-percent period, 7- percent period, 6-percent period, or other period, as the case may be, the applicable trigger is on for any week with respect to any such period if the average rate of total unemployment in the State for the period consisting of the most recent 6-calendar month period for which data are available— (A) equals or exceeds 6 percent, and (B) falls within the applicable range (as defined in paragraph (3)). Subparagraph (A) shall only apply in the case of an 8-percent period, 7-percent period, or 6-percent period. (3) APPLICABLE RANGE.— For purposes of this subsection, the applicable range is as follows: In the case of a: The applicable range is: 8-percent period A rate equal to or exceeding 8 percent. 7-percent period A rate equal to or exceeding 7 percent but less than 8 percent. 6-percent period A rate equal to or exceeding 6 percent but less than 7 percent. Other period A rate less than 6 percent. (4) SPECIAL RULES FOR DETERMINING PERIODS.— (A) MINIMUM PERIOD.— Except as provided in subparagraph (B), if for any week beginning after August 31, 1991, an 8-percent period, 7-percent period, 6-percent period, or other period, as the case may be, is triggered on with respect to such State, such period shall last for not less than 13 weeks. (B) EXCEPTION IF APPLICABLE RANGE INCREASES. — If, but for subparagraph (A), another period with a higher applicable range would be in effect for such State, such other period shall take effect without regard to subparagraph (A). (5) NOTIFICATION BY SECRETARY. —Wlien a determination has Federal been made that an 8-percent period, 7-percent period, 6-percent ^^^*®^.'