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H.R.3232: Support Our Armed Forces Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about armed forces and national security
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Sponsor Paul Cook, R-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 38 (5 Democrats, 33 Republicans)
Introduced Oct. 2, 2013
Latest Major Action Oct. 2, 2013
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Bill Summary

Support Our Armed Forces Act - Expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) all Department of Defense (DOD) and Coast Guard civilian employees, including military technicians (dual status), and all defense contractor employees provide vital support to the Armed Forces; and (2) all members of the reserve components of the Armed Forces who perform inactive-duty training or annual training during a government shutdown should be paid for performing such duty, just as other members of the Armed Forces who perform active service will be paid.

Amends the Pay Our Military Act (P.L. 113-39) to make FY2014 continuing appropriations for any period during which interim or full-year appropriations for FY2014 are not in effect to provide for:

  • pay and allowances to members of the Armed Forces, including reserve components, who perform inactive-duty training or annual training (under such Act only members performing active service) during such period;
  • pay and allowan...

    (Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Oct. 2, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Appropriations.