Caption: Extended Benefits Temporary Look
Order No.: ED 12-2011(Temp)
Filed with Sec. of
Certified to be
Effective: 1-1-12 thru 6-25-12
Rules Adopted: 471-030-0230
Subject: Add administrative rule to allow payment of
additional, federally funded, unemployment insurance extended benefits (EB) to
align with recent passage of Public Law 112-78, The Temporary Payroll Tax Cut
Continuation Act of 2011. This will provide individuals with additional
benefits they would not otherwise receive and allow the state to continue to
receive 100% federal funding for EB payments.
Rules Coordinator: Courtney Brooks—(503) 947-1724
Extended Benefits Temporary Look
(1) Section 201 of Public Law 112-78, The Temporary
Payroll Tax Cut Continuation Act of 2011, provides an opportunity for states to
pay federally funded unemployment insurance extended benefits that would not
otherwise be available. To permit this program to be implemented in Oregon,
except as otherwise specified in this rule, the provisions of ORS 657.321
through 657.329 apply to benefits paid under Section 201 of Public Law 112-78.
(2) For benefits for weeks of unemployment beginning
January 1, 2012 through the week ending February 25, 2012, for purposes of
determining an “extended benefit period” or “high unemployment period,” the
average rate of total unemployment in the state (seasonally adjusted), as
determined by the United States Secretary of Labor, for the three-month period
referred to in ORS 657.321(3)(c)(C)(i), must equal or exceed 110 percent of
such average for any or all of the corresponding three-month periods ending in
the three preceding calendar years.
Stat. Auth.: ORS 657.610, 657.895
Stats. Implemented: ORS 657.895
Hist.: ED 12-2011(Temp), f.
12-30-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12 thru 6-25-12
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