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H.R.3217: Military Pay Act

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Sponsor Doug Lamborn, R-Colo.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced Sept. 28, 2013
Latest Major Action Oct. 1, 2013
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Bill Summary

Military Pay Act - Directs the Secretary of the Treasury, in the event that U.S. debt reaches the statutory limit, to make available the following: (1) such amounts as the Secretary of Defense (and the Secretary of Homeland Security in the case of the Coast Guard) determines to be necessary to continue to provide pay and allowances without interruption to members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard, including reserve components, as well as civilian employees of the Department of Defense (DOD) (and the Department of Homeland Security [DHS] in the case of the Coast Guard) and designated contractors; and (2) such amounts as the President certifies to Congress as are necessary to carry out vital national security priorities.

Directs the Secretary of the Treasury, during any funding gap, to make emergency appropriations: (1) to continue to provide pay and allowances without interruption to members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Gua...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 30, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation.
Sept. 28, 2013 Referred to House Transportation and Infrastructure
Sept. 28, 2013 Referred to House Armed Services
Sept. 28, 2013 Referred to House Ways and Means