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      RS 23:1613     


§1613.  Eligibility requirements for extended benefits

An individual shall be eligible to receive extended benefits with respect to any week of unemployment in his eligibility period, only if the administrator finds that with respect to such week:

(1)  he is an exhaustee as defined in R.S. 23:1611(10) and is eligible for such benefits under the provisions of R.S. 23:1617, and

(2)  he has satisfied the requirements of this Chapter for the receipt of regular benefits that are applicable to individuals claiming extended benefits, including not being subject to a disqualification for the receipt of benefits.

(3)  He has been paid wages for insured work during the base period equal to at least one and one-half times the wages paid in that calendar quarter in which such wages were highest.

Added by Acts 1971, No. 136, §15, eff. Jan. 1, 1972.  Amended by Acts 1981, No. 868, §1; Acts 1982, No. 311, §1, eff. Sept. 26, 1982.

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