(b) Paragraph (a) does not apply with respect to benefit years that 8
begin after March 12, 2020, and before March 14
, 2021. The 9
department shall seek the maximum amount of federal reimbursement for benefits 10
that are, during the time period specified in this paragraph, payable for the first 11
week of a claimant's benefit year as a result of the application of this paragraph.”.