H.R.790: Federal Civilian Workforce Pay Raise Fairness Act of 2019

About This Bill

  • Introduced Jan. 25, 2019
  • Latest Major Action Jan. 31, 2019

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Week Ending Rank
Feb. 10, 2019 5th
Feb. 3, 2019 1st

Bill Summary

Federal Civilian Workforce Pay Raise Fairness Act of 2019 This bill increases by 2.6% the rates of basic pay for federal civilian employees for 2019.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 18 statements associated with H.R.790.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 31
Received in the Senate.
Jan. 30
Mrs. Brooks (IN) moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Oversight and Reform. (text: CR H1314)
Jan. 30
The House adopted the amendment as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. (text: CR H1304)
Jan. 30
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H1313-1316)
Jan. 30
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 87. (consideration: CR H1295-1306)
Jan. 30
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Jan. 30

On passage Passed by recorded vote: 259 - 161 (Roll no. 64).

Jan. 30

On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 206 - 216 (Roll no. 63).

Jan. 30
The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
Jan. 30
DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Brooks of Indiana motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to add at the end of the bill a new section pertaining to the Prohibition on Pay Adjustment for Employees Disciplined for Sexual Misconduct.
Jan. 30
Mrs. Brooks (IN) moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Oversight and Reform.
Jan. 30
The House adopted the amendment as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
Jan. 30
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
Jan. 30
The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 790.
Jan. 30
The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
Jan. 30
Considered as unfinished business.
Jan. 30
Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 790 as unfinished business.
Jan. 30
On motion that the committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
Jan. 30
Mr. Connolly moved that the committee rise.
Jan. 30
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Trahan amendment, the Chair put the question on agreeing to the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Meadows demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on agreeing to the amendment until a time to be announced.
Jan. 30
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 87, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Trahan amendment No. 3.
Jan. 30
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 87, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Fletcher amendment No. 2.
Jan. 30
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 87, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Trone amendment No. 1.
Jan. 30
GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 790.
Jan. 30
The Speaker designated the Honorable Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan to act as Chairman of the Committee.
Jan. 30
House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 87 and Rule XVIII.
Jan. 30
Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 790 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order. The resolution provides for suspension authority through the legislative day of February 8, 2019.
Jan. 30
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 87.
Jan. 30
Rule H. Res. 87 passed House.
Jan. 29
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 87 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 790 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order. The resolution provides for suspension authority through the legislative day of February 8, 2019.
Jan. 25
Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform.
Jan. 25

Introduced in the House by Gerald E. Connolly (D-Va.)

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