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The reason that you won't find anything concerning severance on the DOL or other state law sites is because severance is not legally required in any state.
As such, states don't go into the process of defining what can and can not count towards severance. While I certainly understand your position here, the entire question is a matter of contract law and not any other external matter. If your contract for severance states that you'll be paid certain dates for severance, that is what they have promised to do.
So, this really comes down to a matter of contract interpretation based on the exact wording of your severance agreement, meaning that if you want that two weeks additional, you're going to have to sue them in state court for two weeks of pay.