D.C. Act 24-321. Office of Administrative Hearings Unemployment Appeals Extension Emergency Amendment Act of 2022.
To amend, on an emergency basis, the District of Columbia Unemployment Compensation Act to toll the time period to request a hearing from the Office of Administrative Hearings for unemployment compensation appeals.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this act may be cited as the "Office of Administrative Hearings Unemployment Appeals Extension Emergency Amendment Act of 2022".
Sec. 2. Section 11 of the District of Columbia Unemployment Compensation Act, approved August 28, 1935 (49 Stat. 951; D.C. Official Code § 51-111) is amended by adding a new subsection (b-1) to read as follows:
"(b-1) Nowithstanding any other provision of District law, but subject to applicable federal laws and regulations, the time period to request an administrative hearing for an appeal of a determination of benefits eligibility for unemployment compensation pursuant to subsection (b) of this section shall be tolled.".
Sec. 3. Applicability.
This act shall apply as of February 4, 2022.
Sec. 4. Fiscal impact statement.
The Council adopts the fiscal impact statement of the Budget Director as the fiscal impact statement required by section 4a of the General Legislative Procedures Act of 1975, approved October 16, 2006 (120 Stat. 2038; D.C. Official Code § 1-301.47a).
Sec. 5. Effective date.
This act shall take effect following approval by the Mayor (or in the event of veto by the Mayor, action by the Council to override the veto), and shall remain in effect for no longer than 90 days, as provided for emergency acts of the Council of the District of Columbia in section 412(a) of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act, approved December 24, 1973 (87 Stat. 788; D.C. Official Code § 1-204.12(a)).