20 CFR 601.2 - Approval of State unemployment compensation laws.
States may at their option submit their unemployment compensation laws for approval (section 3304(a) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986).
(a) Submission. The States submit to the Employment and Training Administration (ETA), one copy of the State unemployment compensation law properly certified by an authorized State official to be true and complete, together with a written request for approval.
(c) Approval. The Secretary of Labor determines whether the State law contains the provisions required by section 3304(a) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986. If the State law is approved, the Secretary notifies the Governor of the State within 30 days of the submission of such law.
(d) Certification. On October 31 of each taxable year the Secretary of Labor certifies, for the purposes of normal tax credit (section 3302(a)(1) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986), to the Secretary of the Treasury each State the law of which the Secretary has previously approved. (See also § 601.5.)