(a) Upon the filing of a valid primary claim by an exhaustee, the department shall promptly make an extended duration award computation that shall set forth the maximum amount of extended duration benefits potentially payable during the extended duration period, the weekly benefit amount, and the expiration date of the extended duration period. The department shall promptly notify the exhaustee of the computation. The exhaustee may, within 30 days after the mailing or personal service of the notice of computation, protest its accuracy. The 30-day period may be extended for good
cause. The department shall consider the protest and shall promptly notify the exhaustee of the recomputation or denial of recomputation. An appeal may be taken
from a notice of denial of recomputation in the manner prescribed in Section 3655. The director shall be an interested party to any appeal.
(b) “Good cause,” as used in this section, shall include, but not be limited to, mistake, inadvertence, surprise, or excusable neglect.
(c) This section shall take effect on July 1, 2015.