|LAWS OF THE 2001 REGULAR SESSION
OF THE SEVENTY-NINTH
GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA
Section 1. Section 96.7, subsection 2, paragraph a, subparagraph (2), Code 2001, is amended by adding the following new unnumbered paragraph:
NEW UNNUMBERED PARAGRAPH. The account of an employer shall not be charged with benefits paid to an individual for unemployment that is directly caused by a major natural disaster declared by the president of the United States, pursuant to the federal Disaster Relief Act of 1974, if the individual would have been eligible for federal disaster unemployment assistance benefits with respect to that unemployment but for the individual's receipt of regular benefits.
Sec. 2. EFFECTIVE AND RETROACTIVE APPLICABILITY DATES. This Act, being deemed of immediate importance, takes effect upon enactment, and applies retroactively to January 1, 2001, to employer accounts for benefits paid to individuals as provided in section 1 of this Act.
Approved May 25, 2001
Updated: 29-Oct-2001 04:14 PM