H.R.3290: To provide that all Federal employees shall be deemed to be employees excepted from furlough for purposes of the Government shutdown commencing on or about October 1, 2013, and for other purposes.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about government operations and politics
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Sponsor Jack Kingston, R-Ga.
Total Cosponsors 3 (2 Democrats, 1 Republican)
Introduced Oct. 11, 2013
Latest Major Action Oct. 11, 2013
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Bill Summary

Treats all federal employees, during any lapse in appropriations beginning on or about October 1, 2013, as performing services relating to emergencies involving the safety of human life or the protection of property (employees excepted from furlough). Subjects excepted employees to the rules relating to leave and holidays during a lapse in appropriations that would apply if no lapse had occurred.

Provides for the compensation of federal employees furloughed due to a lapse in appropriations for the period for which they were furloughed at their standard rate and as soon as practicable after such lapse ends.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Oct. 11, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.