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AB-3329 Unemployment insurance compensation: COVID-19 pandemic: temporary benefits.(2019-2020)



As Amends the Law Today


SECTION 1.

 Section 1026.2 is added to the Unemployment Insurance Code, to read:

1026.2.
 (a) Notwithstanding Section 1026 or any other law, any unemployment compensation benefits paid pursuant to Section 1280.6 shall not be charged against the reserve account of any employer.
(b) This section shall remain in effect only until July 1, 2022, and as of that date is repealed.

SEC. 2.

 Section 1280.3 is added to the Unemployment Insurance Code, to read:

1280.3.
 (a) Notwithstanding Section 1280, for any new claims filed with an effective date on or after July 1, 2020, an individual’s weekly benefit amount shall not be less than one hundred sixty-seven dollars ($167).
(b) Nothing in this section shall impact the maximum amount of unemployment compensation benefits payable to an individual pursuant to Section 1281, or any nonmonetary eligibility criteria contained in this part.
(c) This section shall remain in effect only until July 1, 2022, and as of that date is repealed.

SEC. 3.

 Section 1280.6 is added to the Unemployment Insurance Code, to read:

1280.6.
 (a) Notwithstanding Section 1280 or any other law, following the termination of the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation amount of six hundred dollars ($600) provided pursuant to Section 2104 of Subtitle A of Title II of Division A of the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (15 U.S.C. Sec. 9023) or any other federal supplemental unemployment compensation payments for unemployment due to the COVID-19 pandemic, an individual’s weekly benefit amount as otherwise provided for by this chapter shall thereafter be increased by one hundred dollars ($100) for the remainder of the duration of time the individual is entitled to receive benefits under this division with respect to a valid claim for a benefit year.
(b) Nothing in this section shall change the eligibility requirements for an individual to receive unemployment benefits under this part.
(c) This section shall remain in effect only until July 1, 2022, and as of that date is repealed.