S.24: Government Employee Fair Treatment Act of 2019

About This Bill

  • Introduced Jan. 3, 2019
  • Latest Major Action Jan. 16, 2019

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Week Ending Rank
Jan. 13, 2019 3rd

Bill Summary

Government Employee Fair Treatment Act of 2019 This bill requires employees of the federal government or a District of Columbia public employer who are furloughed or required to work during a lapse in appropriations beginning on or after December 22, 2018, to be compensated for the period of the lapse. The employees must be compensated on the earliest date possible after the lapse ends, regardless of scheduled pay dates. Employees required to...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 17 statements associated with S.24.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 16

Signed by President.

Jan. 14
Presented to President.
Jan. 11

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 411 - 7 (Roll no. 28). (text: CR H498)

Jan. 11
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H503-504)
Jan. 11
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H498-502)
Jan. 11
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Jan. 11

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 411 - 7 (Roll no. 28).

Jan. 11
Considered as unfinished business.
Jan. 11
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
Jan. 11
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 24.
Jan. 11
Considered under suspension of the rules.
Jan. 11
Mr. Cummings moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
Jan. 10

Passed Senate without amendment by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S133-134; text: CR S133-134)

Jan. 10
Held at the desk.
Jan. 10
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Jan. 10
Received in the House.
Jan. 10

Passed Senate without amendment by Voice Vote.

Jan. 10

Passed Senate without amendment by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S133-S134; text: CR S133-134)

Jan. 4
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 3.
Jan. 3
Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
Jan. 3

Introduced in the Senate by Benjamin L. Cardin (D-Md.)

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