4. Is not eligible to receive for that week and was not eligible to receive for any earlier week in his or her eligibility period extended benefits under s. 108.141 or other supplemental unemployment assistance funded in whole or in part by the federal government that is determined by the secretary of workforce development to serve as an unemployment insurance benefit program.
(c) "Regular benefits" means unemployment insurance benefits payable to an individual under state law or federal law, including benefits payable to federal civilian employees and to ex-servicemen under 5 USC ch. 85, other than extended benefits under s. 108.141, federal supplemental compensation, and Wisconsin supplemental benefits under s. 108.142.
(d) "State law" means the unemployment insurance law of any state, approved by the federal secretary of labor under 26 USC 3304
(e) "Temporary supplemental benefit period" means the period beginning on March 3, 2002, and ending on December 28, 2002.
(f) "Temporary supplemental benefits" means benefits payable to an individual under this section for weeks of unemployment in his or her eligibility period.
(2) Eligibility requirements for temporary supplemental benefits. An individual is eligible to receive temporary supplemental benefits for any week of unemployment beginning on or after March 3, 2002, and ending on or before December 28, 2002, if:
(a) That week is in the individual's eligibility period;
(b) The individual established a benefit year which began on or after March 11, 2001;
(c) The individual is an exhaustee; and
(d) The individual is not disqualified and has satisfied the other requirements of this chapter for the payment of regular benefits.
(3) Receipt of regular benefits. For purposes of this section, an individual is considered to have received all regular benefits that were available to the individual in his or her benefit year which includes any week of unemployment in his or her eligibility period notwithstanding that:
(a) The individual may subsequently be determined to be entitled to additional regular benefits as a result of a pending appeal under s. 108.09 or 108.10 which were not included in the determination or decision under appeal; or
(b) The individual is precluded from receiving regular benefits by reason of a seasonal limitation in the law of another state.
(4) Weekly temporary supplemental benefit rate. The weekly temporary supplemental benefit rate payable to a claimant for a week of total unemployment is the same as the rate payable to the claimant for regular benefits during his or her most recent benefit year as determined under s. 108.05 (1). No subsequent adjustment of the benefit rates in the schedules under s. 108.05 (1) applies to benefits payable under this section.
(5) Maximum temporary supplemental benefit entitlement. No claimant may receive total temporary supplemental benefits greater than the lesser of:
(a) Fifty percent of the amount of regular benefits that were payable to the claimant in the claimant's most recent benefit year, rounded down to the nearest dollar; or
(b) Eight times the claimant's weekly temporary supplemental benefit rate.
(6) Effect of other provisions of this chapter. The provisions of this chapter which apply to claims for, or the payment of, regular benefits apply to claims for, and the payment of, temporary supplemental benefits, except when the result would be inconsistent with other provisions of this chapter.
(7) Charges of benefits. The department shall charge to the fund's balancing account the cost of temporary supplemental benefits paid to a claimant that are otherwise chargeable to the account of an employer that is subject to the contribution requirements of ss. 108.17 and 108.18. The department shall charge the cost of temporary supplemental benefits based upon employment by an employer that is not subject to the contribution requirements of ss. 108.17 and 108.18 in accordance with s. 108.07 (5).
43, s. s. 14
108.143 of the statutes, as created by 2001 Wisconsin Act .... (this act), is repealed.
43, s. s. 15
108.161 (3e) of the statutes is amended to read:
108.161 (3e) Notwithstanding sub. (3), any moneys allocated under section 903 of the federal Social Security Act, as amended, for federal fiscal years 2000, and 2001 and the first $2,389,107 of any distribution received by this state under section 903 of that act in federal fiscal year 2002 shall be used solely for unemployment insurance administration.
43, s. s. 16
108.18 (3s) of the statutes is created to read:
108.18 (3s) Suspension of schedule changes. Notwithstanding sub. (3m), the schedule in effect under sub. (3m) for the 2003 calendar year is the same schedule that was in effect under sub. (3m) for the 2002 calendar year.
43, s. s. 17
108.18 (3s) of the statutes, as created by 2001 Wisconsin Act .... (this act), is repealed.
[2001 Wisconsin Act 35
] Section 72 (1) (b) Notwithstanding section 108.04 108.05
(7), 1999 stats., for each week of unemployment beginning in 2002, if a claimant receives a payment under the federal Social Security Act (42 USC 301
, et seq.) that is contributed to by an employer from which the claimant has base period wages, the reduction that applies to the benefits payable to the claimant for that week is 50% of the amount that would otherwise apply for that week under section 108.04 108.05
(7), 1999 stats.
(1) Use of certain federal Reed Act distributions in the 2002 calendar year. The council on unemployment insurance and the department of workforce development may not include in any recommendations to the legislature during the 2002 calendar year the appropriation, other than the first $2,389,107, of any distributions received by this state under section 903 of the federal Social Security Act, as amended, in the 2002 calendar year.
43, s. s. 20
This act takes effect on the first Sunday after publication, except as follows:
(1) The treatment of sections 108.06 (1) (by Section 4), (2) (c) (by Section 6) and (cm) (by Section 8), and (6) (intro.) (by Section 10
), 108.142 (1e) (by Section 12), 108.143 (by Section 14), and 108.18 (3s) (by Section 17) of the statutes takes effect on January 1, 2004.