(a) Department means the United States Department of Labor.

(b) FUTA means the Federal Unemployment Tax Act, 26 U.S.C. 3301 et seq.

(c) Social Security Act means the Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. 501 et seq.

(d) State means a State of the United States of America, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the United States Virgin Islands.

(e) State UC agency means the agency of the State charged with the administration of the State’s UC law.

(f) State UC law means the law of a State approved under Section 3304(a), FUTA (26 U.S.C. 3304(a)).

(g) Unemployment Compensation (UC) means cash benefits payable to individuals with respect to their unemployment.

(h) Week of unemployment means a week of total, part-total or partial unemployment as defined in the State’s UC law.