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PUBLIC LAW 87-000—MMMM. DD, 1961


PUBLIC LAW 87-6-MAR. 24, 1961

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current applicable appropriations, funds, or accounts from which payments to States under this Act may be made. Surety Bonds (d) An agreement under this Act may require any officer or employee of the State certifying payments or disbursing funds pursuant to the agreement, or otherwise participating in its performance, to give a surety bond to the United States in such amount as the Secretary may deem necessary, and may provide for the payment of the cost of such bond from funds for carrying out the purposes of this Act. Liability of Certifying Officers (e) No person designated pursuant to an agreement under this Act as a certifying officer shall, in the absence of gross negligence or intent to defraud the United States, be liable with respect to the payment of any compensation certified by him under this Act. Liability of Disbursing Officers (f) No disbursing officer shall, in the absence of gross negligence or intent to defraud the United States, be liable with respect to any payment by him under this Act if it was based upon a voucher signed by a certifying officer designated as provided in subsection (e) of this section. Cost of Administration (g) For the purpose of payments made to a State under title III 42 USC 50 f-503 ^^ ^^^ Social Security Act, administration by the State agency of ^ such State pursuant to an agreement under this Act shall be deemed to be a part of the administration of the State law. REGULATIONS

SEC. 12. The Secretary is hereby authorized to make such- rules and regulations as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act. Such regulations shall include regulations prescribing the method of computing an average w eekly benefit amount where there is more than one weekly benefit amount payable in a period. FEDERAL EXTENDED C O M P E N S A T I O N


Establishment of Account 74 Stat. 970. lote.

SEC. 13. Title IX of the Social Security Act is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new section: " FEDERAL E X T E N D E D COMPENSATION


"Establishment of Account

42 USC 1104.

"SEC. 905. (a) There is hereby established in the Unemployment Trust F u n d a Federal extended compensation account. For the purposes provided for in section 904(e), such account shall be maintained as a separate book account. There are hereby authorized to be appropriated, without fiscal year limitation, such amounts as may be necessary to make the payments of compensation provided by sections 3 and 8 of the Temporary Extended Unemployment Compensation Act of 1961 and the reimbursements provided by section 4 of such Act. The amounts so appropriated shall be transferred from time