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WHEREAS, Section 4105 of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act authorizes 100 percent federal funding of sharable extended unemployment compensation, known as SEB in Nevada, for any weeks of unemployment ending before December 31, 2020; and

WHEREAS, Section 222 of the Continued Assistance Act extended full federal funding of SEB through weeks ending before March 14, 2021; and

WHEREAS, the 32nd Special Session passed SB3 on August 4, 2020; and

WHEREAS, I signed SB3 on August 7, 2020; and

WHEREAS, Section 7 of SB3 authorizes expanded SEB benefits during a high unemployment period when full federal sharing of SEB benefits is available; and

WHEREAS, a high unemployment period is defined as a three-month average unemployment rate equal to or in excess of 8 percent and equal to or in excess of 110 percent of the corresponding 3-month period in either of the prior two years; and

WHEREAS, the period to which expanded benefits are available ends three weeks before the last week of full federal sharing, or to a period when the Governor determines that federal law authorizes full federal sharing for one or more weeks of benefits; and

WHEREAS, the current three-month average unemployment rate is 10.5 percent; and

WHEREAS, the current three-month average unemployment rate will remain more than 110 percent of the corresponding rates in the prior two;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, STEVE SISOLAK, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, by the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the State of Nevada, do hereby find that federal law authorizes full federal sharing of state extended benefits in Nevada for all unemployment benefit weeks as authorized by federal law and that the state will be in a high unemployment period throughout this time, and that the provisions for expanded unemployment benefits in SB3 shall remain in effect.

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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Nevada to be affixed at the State Capitol in Carson City, this 2nd day of February 2021.

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