References in Text
The Federal Unemployment Tax Act, referred to in subsec. (a), comprised subchapter C (§§ 1600 to 1611) of chapter 9 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1939. Chapter 9 of the 1939 Code was repealed (subject to certain exceptions) by section 7851(a)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954, Title 26. The Internal Revenue Code of 1954 was redesignated the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 by Pub. L. 99–514, § 2, Oct. 22, 1986, 100 Stat. 2095. The Federal Unemployment Tax Act also comprises chapter 23 (§ 3301 et seq.) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986. For table of comparisons of the 1939 Code to the 1986 Code, see Table I preceding section 1 of Title 26, Internal Revenue Code. See also section 7852(b) of Title 26 for provision that references in any other law to a provision of the 1939 Code, unless expressly incompatible with the intent thereof, shall be deemed a reference to the corresponding provision of the 1986 Code.
2004—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 108–271 substituted “Government Accountability Office” for “General Accounting Office”.
1992—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 102–318 added subsec. (c).
1986—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 99–603 inserted at end of first sentence “, including 100 percent of so much of the reasonable expenditures of the State as are attributable to the costs of the implementation and operation of the immigration status verification system described in section 1320b–7(d) of this title”.
1984—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 98–369 substituted “the Fiscal Service of the Department of the Treasury” for “the Division of Disbursement of the Treasury Department”.
1939—Subsec. (a). Act Aug. 10, 1939, substituted “Federal Unemployment Tax Act” for “sections 1101–1110 of this title,” and inserted “efficient” before “administration”.
Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date of 1992 Amendment
Pub. L. 102–318, title III, § 302(b), July 3, 1992, 106 Stat. 297, provided that:
“The amendment made by subsection (a) [amending this section] shall take effect on the date of the enactment of this Act [July 3, 1992].”
Effective Date of 1986 Amendment
Pub. L. 99–603, title I, § 121(c)(2), Nov. 6, 1986, 100 Stat. 3391, provided that:
“The amendments made by subsection (b) [enacting section 1437r of this title
, amending this section and sections 303, 603, 1203, 1353, and 1396b of this title, section 2025 of Title 7
, Agriculture, and section 1096 of Title 20
, Education, and amending provisions set out as a Puerto Rico
, Guam, and Virgin Islands note under section 1383 of this title
] take effect on October 1, 1987
Report on Method of Allocating Administrative Funds Among States
Pub. L. 102–164, title III, § 304, Nov. 15, 1991, 105 Stat. 1061, as amended by Pub. L. 102–318, title V, § 533, July 3, 1992, 106 Stat. 317, provided that:
“(a) In General.—
of Labor shall submit to the Congress
, before December 31, 1994
, a comprehensive report setting forth a proposal for revising the method of allocating grants among the States under section 302 of the Social Security Act
[42 U.S.C. 502
“(b) Specific Requirements.—The report required by subsection (a) shall include an analysis of—
the use of unemployment insurance workload levels as the primary factor in allocating grants among the States under section 302 of the Social Security Act
[42 U.S.C. 502
ways to ensure that each State receive not less than a minimum grant amount for each fiscal year,
the use of nationally available objective data to determine the unemployment compensation administrative costs of each State, with consideration of legitimate cost differences among the States,
ways to simplify the method of allocating such grants among the States,
ways to eliminate the disincentives to productivity and efficiency which exist in the current method of allocating such grants among the States,
ways to promote innovation and cost-effective practices in the method of allocating such grants among the States, and
the effect of the proposal set forth in such report on the grant amounts allocated to each State.
“(c) Congressional Review Period.—
of Labor may not revise the method in effect on the date of the enactment of this Act [Nov. 15, 1991
] for allocating grants among the States under section 302 of the Social Security Act
[42 U.S.C. 502
], until after the expiration of the 12-month period beginning on the date on which the report required by subsection (a) is submitted to the Congress
Transfer of Functions
For transfer of functions of other officers, employees, and agencies of Department of Labor, with certain exceptions, to Secretary of Labor, with power to delegate, see Reorg. Plan No. 6 of 1950, §§ 1, 2, eff. May 24, 1950, 15 F.R. 3174, 64 Stat. 1263, set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.
Functions of Federal Security Administrator with respect to unemployment compensation transferred to Secretary of Labor by Reorg. Plan No. 2 of 1949, set out in the Appendix to Title 5.
Section 1 of Reorg. Plan No. 2 of 1949, also provided that functions transferred by this section shall be performed by Secretary of Labor, or subject to his direction and control, by such officers, agencies, and employees of Department of Labor as he shall designate.
“Administrator” substituted for “Board” by section 4 of Reorg. Plan No. 2 of 1946, set out in the Appendix to Title 5.