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(a) The Commissioner shall participate in any arrangements for the payment of compensation on the basis of combining an individual's wages and employment covered under this chapter with the individual's wages and employment covered under the unemployment compensation laws of other states, which arrangements are approved by the United States secretary of labor in consultation with the state unemployment compensation agencies as reasonably calculated to assure the prompt and full payment of compensation in such situations and which include provisions for (1) applying the base period of a single state law to a claim involving the combining of an individual's wages and employment covered under two or more state unemployment compensation laws and (2) avoiding the duplicate use of wages and employment by reason of such combining.
(b) Payments to another state's trust fund shall be deemed to be benefits for the purposes of Code Sections 34-8-83 through 34-8-86, 34-8-150 through 34-8-161, 34-8-191, and 34-8-193, provided that appropriate charges may be made to employers' accounts for benefits so payable based on wages in this state. The Commissioner is authorized to make payment to other state or federal agencies and receive payment from such other state or federal agencies, in accordance with arrangements pursuant to this Code section.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Georgia Code Title 34. Labor and Industrial Relations § 34-8-80 - last updated April 14, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ga/title-34-labor-and-industrial-relations/ga-code-sect-34-8-80/
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