comply with Federal law in administration of the unemployment compensation (UC) program. The Department will adopt these regulations after considering all comments, objections, or recommendations regarding the proposed regulatory action. Informative Digest/Policy Statement Overview: The Social Security Act of 1935 (42 United States Code (U.S.C.) section 501 et seq) created the Federal-State partnership responsible for administering the UC program. States must conform to these Federal laws or face possible loss of federal administrative funding and federal tax credits to employers doing business in that state. 42 U.S.C. section 503(a)(1) specifies that the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) shall make no certification for payment to states unless he/she finds that the state laws have provisions requiring methods of administration reasonably calculated to insure full payment of UC benefits “when due”. Thus, all States must comply with Federal law in administration of the UC program. Specifically, the Federal law requires all State UC agencies to operate in accordanc
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