39-51-2113. Benefit ineligibility for suspension. (1) An individual who files for benefits during a disciplinary suspension is ineligible to receive benefits for 2 weeks or until the suspension ends, whichever occurs first.
(2) Ineligibility based upon a disciplinary suspension may not be imposed for any week beginning after the second week of the suspension. If the individual remains suspended, the individual must be considered discharged for purposes of unemployment insurance. The department shall determine whether the discharge constitutes misconduct under 39-51-2303.