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TITLE 40SOCIAL SERVICES AND ASSISTANCE
PART 20TEXAS WORKFORCE COMMISSION
CHAPTER 815UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE
SUBCHAPTER FEXTENDED BENEFITS
RULE §815.171High Unemployment Period: Maximum Total Extended Benefit Amount

(a) If the conditions under §815.170(a) or (b) of this subchapter are met except that the average rate of total unemployment equals or exceeds 8 percent, a high unemployment period shall exist.

(b) Effective with respect to weeks beginning in a high unemployment period, the total extended benefit amount payable to an eligible individual for the individual's eligibility period is 80 percent of the total amount of regular benefits that were payable to the individual under the Act in the individual's benefit year.

(c) This section applies as long as §815.170 of this subchapter is in effect.


Source Note: The provisions of this §815.171 adopted to be effective November 2, 2009, 34 TexReg 7655; amended to be effective May 2, 2011, 36 TexReg 2735

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