2019 Tennessee Code
Title 50 - Employer and Employee
Chapter 7 - Tennessee Employment Security Law
Part 7 - Enforcement
§ 50-7-705. Federal-state cooperation.
(a) In the administration of this chapter, the commissioner shall cooperate with the United States department of labor to the fullest extent consistent with this chapter, and shall take action, through the adoption of appropriate rules, regulations, administrative methods and standards, necessary to secure to this state and its citizens all advantages available under the Social Security Act, compiled in 42 U.S.C. § 301 et seq., that relate to unemployment compensation, the federal Unemployment Tax Act, compiled in 26 U.S.C. § 3301 et seq., the Wagner-Peyser Act, compiled in 29 U.S.C. § 49 et seq., and the Federal-State Extended Unemployment Compensation Act of 1970, found at 26 U.S.C. § 3304 note.
(b) In the administration of § 50-7-305, which is enacted to conform with the requirements of the Federal-State Extended Unemployment Compensation Act of 1970, the commissioner shall take action necessary to:
(1) Ensure that § 50-7-305 is interpreted and applied to meet the requirements of the Federal-State Extended Unemployment Compensation Act of 1970 found at 26 U.S.C. § 3304 note, as interpreted by the United States department of labor; and
(2) Secure to this state the full reimbursement of the federal share of extended benefits paid under this chapter that are reimbursable under the Federal-State Extended Unemployment Compensation Act of 1970.
(c) The commissioner may afford reasonable cooperation with every agency of the United States or of any state charged with administration of any unemployment insurance law.