61-7-2Determination of claim by benefit section--Reference to appeal referee or secretary.

The benefit section of the department shall promptly examine the claim and, on the basis of the facts found, shall either determine whether or not such claim is valid, and if valid the week with respect to which benefits shall commence, the weekly benefit amount payable, and the maximum benefits payable, or shall refer the claim or any question involved therein to an appeal referee, or to the secretary who shall make a determination with respect thereto in accordance with § 61-7-10.

Source: SL 1936 (SS), ch 3, § 6 (b); SDC 1939, § 17.0832; SL 1939, ch 90, § 1; SL 1943, ch 85; SL 1947, ch 88, § 13; SL 2008, ch 277, § 150.