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61-6-49Extended benefits--Definition of terms.

Terms used in §§ 61-6-50 to 61-6-63, inclusive, mean:

(1)    "Additional benefits," benefits totally financed by a state and payable under a state law to exhaustees by reason of conditions of high unemployment or by reason of other special factors, such as an exhaustee's being in training with the approval of the state agency;

(2)    "Eligibility period," the period consisting of the weeks in the individual's benefit year which begin in an extended benefit period and, if the individual's benefit year ends within such extended benefit period, any weeks thereafter which begin in such period;

(3)    "Extended benefits," benefits (including benefits payable to federal civilian employees and to ex- servicemen pursuant to 5 U.S.C. chapter 85) payable to an individual under the provisions of this section for weeks of unemployment in the individual's eligibility period;

(4)    "Extended benefits period," a period which begins with the third week after whichever of the following weeks occurs first: a week for which there is a national "on" indicator, or a week for which there is a state "on" indicator, and ends with either of the following weeks, whichever occurs later: the third week after the first week for which there is both a national "off" indicator and a state "off" indicator, or the thirteenth consecutive week of such period;

(5)    "Rate of insured unemployment," the percentage derived by dividing the average weekly number of individuals filing claims for regular benefits in this state for weeks of unemployment with respect to the most recent thirteen-consecutive-week period, as determined by the Department of Labor and Regulation on the basis of its reports to the United States secretary of labor, by the average monthly employment covered under this title for the first four of the most recent six completed calendar quarters ending before the end of such thirteen-week period;

(6)    "Regular benefits," benefits payable to an individual under this title or under any other state law (including benefits payable to federal civilian employees and to ex-servicemen pursuant to 5 U.S.C. chapter 85) other than extended benefits or additional benefits;

(7)    "State law," the reemployment assistance or unemployment insurance law of any state, approved by the United States secretary of labor under section 3304 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954.

Source: SL 1971, ch 276, § 80; SL 1974, ch 331, §§ 1, 2; SL 1982, ch 369, § 13; SL 2008, ch 277, § 136; SL 2011, ch 1 (Ex. Ord. 11-1), § 33, eff. Apr. 12, 2011; SDCL § 61-6-29; SL 2012, ch 252, § 59; SL 2019, ch 216, § 20.

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