2015 Tennessee Code
Title 50 - Employer And Employee
Chapter 7 - Tennessee Employment Security Law
Part 5 - Funds
§ 50-7-504 - Nonliability of state for benefits.

TN Code § 50-7-504 (2015) What's This?

(a) Benefits shall be deemed to be due and payable under this chapter only to the extent provided in this chapter and to the extent that moneys are available for the benefits to the credit of the unemployment compensation fund, and neither the state nor the commissioner shall be liable for any amount in excess of those sums.

(b) However, for the purpose of continuing the payment of benefits provided by this chapter, the commissioner is authorized to secure an advance of funds from the federal government, pursuant to and subject to the terms of the Social Security Act, Title XII, compiled in 42 U.S.C. § 1321 et seq., and/or 26 U.S.C. § 3302, or related acts when and if the commissioner deems the trust fund is insufficient to pay the benefits provided in this chapter for the ensuing six (6) months.

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