H.R. 370 (111th): Foreign Service Overseas Pay Equity Act of 2009

To amend the Foreign Service Act of 1980 to extend comparability pay adjustments to members of the Foreign Service assigned to posts abroad, and to amend the provision relating to the death gratuity payable to surviving dependents of Foreign Service employees who die as a result of injuries sustained in the performance of duty abroad.

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Jan 9, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 9, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Christopher “Chris” Smith

Representative for New Jersey's 4th congressional district



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Jan 9, 2009

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H.R. 370 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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