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Text of For the reimbursement of legal expenses and related fees incurred by former employees of the White House Travel Office with ...

...Travel Office with respect to the termination of their employment in that Office on May 19, 1993.

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on March 19, 1996 but was never passed by the Senate. The text of the bill below is as of Apr 25, 1996 (Placed on Calendar in the Senate).

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HR 2937 PCS

Calendar No. 380

104th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 2937

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

March 20, 1996

Received

April 24, 1996

Read the first time

April 25, 1996

Read second time and placed on the calendar


AN ACT

For the reimbursement of attorney fees and costs incurred by former employees of the White House Travel Office with respect to the termination of their employment in that Office on May 19, 1993.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. REIMBURSEMENT OF CERTAIN ATTORNEY FEES AND COSTS.

    (a) IN GENERAL- The Secretary of the Treasury shall pay, from amounts in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, such sums as are necessary to reimburse former employees of the White House Travel Office whose employment in that Office was terminated on May 19, 1993, for any attorney fees and costs they incurred with respect to that termination.

    (b) VERIFICATION REQUIRED- The Secretary shall pay an individual in full under subsection (a) upon submission by the individual of documentation verifying the attorney fees and costs.

    (c) NO INFERENCE OF LIABILITY- Liability of the United States shall not be inferred from enactment of or payment under this section.

SEC. 2. LIMITATION ON FILING OF CLAIMS.

    The Secretary of the Treasury shall not pay any claim filed under this Act that is filed later than 120 days after the date of the enactment of this Act.

SEC. 3. REDUCTION.

    The amount paid pursuant to this Act to an individual for attorney fees and costs described in section 1 shall be reduced by any amount received before the date of the enactment of this Act, without obligation for repayment by the individual, for payment of such attorney fees and costs (including any amount received from the funds appropriated for the individual in the matter relating to the ‘Office of the General Counsel’ under the heading ‘Office of the Secretary’ in title I of the Department of Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1994).

SEC. 4. PAYMENT IN FULL SETTLEMENT OF CLAIMS AGAINST THE UNITED STATES.

    Payment under this Act, when accepted by an individual described in section 1, shall be in full satisfaction of all claims of, or on behalf of, the individual against the United States that arose out of the termination of the White House Travel Office employment of that individual on May 19, 1993.

Passed the House of Representatives March 19, 1996.

Attest:

ROBIN H. CARLE,

Clerk.

Calendar No. 380

104th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 2937

AN ACT

For the reimbursement of attorney fees and costs incurred by former employees of the White House Travel Office with respect to the termination of their employment in that Office on May 19, 1993.


April 25, 1996

Read second time and placed on the calendar