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S. 2358: Workforce Support and Flexibility Act of 2021


The text of the bill below is as of Jul 15, 2021 (Introduced).


II

117th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 2358

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

July 15, 2021

(for himself and Ms. Collins) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance

A BILL

To provide flexibility under the Federal Unemployment Compensation program.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Workforce Support and Flexibility Act of 2021.

2.

Flexibility under the Federal Unemployment Compensation program

Section 2104(b)(3)(A) of the CARES Act (15 U.S.C. 9023(b)(3)(A)) is amended—

(1)

in clause (ii), by striking September 6, 2021 and inserting the date of the enactment of the Workforce Support and Flexibility Act of 2021; and

(2)

by adding at the end the following:

(iii)

For weeks of unemployment ending after the date of the enactment of the Workforce Support and Flexibility Act of 2021, and ending on or before September 6, 2021, $300 (or, upon written notice by the State to the Secretary, an amount established by the State that is less than $300 (but not less than $1).

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