Estimate No. 5111
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT
OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20503
May 12, 2010The PresidentThe White HouseSubmitted for your consideration is an amendment to Fiscal Year (FY) 2010 proposals inyour FY 2011 Budget. The amendment includes General Provision proposals for theDepartments of Labor, Agriculture, Commerce, Justice, the Interior, the EnvironmentalProtection Agency, the Departments of Health and Human Services, Homeland Security, and theTreasury in the wake of a spill of national significance.This request responds to urgent and essential needs and, therefore, the specific proposalsare being requested as emergency requirements. These General Provision proposals aredescribed below and in more detail in the enclosures:
Department of Labor
Sec. 3. This section would create a new program of unemployment assistance for workers who are unemployed as a result of a spill of national significance and whohave no entitlement to any other unemployment compensation.
Sec. 4. This section would amend the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 to create anoil spill relief employment assistance program. This proposal also provides $50million to carry out oil spill relief employment assistance.
Sec. 5. This section would allow the reservation of up to one percent of funds provided under sections 3 and 4 to administer and support the Oil SpillUnemployment Assistance program authorized by section 3 of this Act and the OilSpill Relief Employment Assistance program authorized by section 4 of this Act, aswell as worker protection and other activities in conjunction with the Department of Labor's response to an oil spill of national significance.