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


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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Last Updated: Jan 9, 2009
Length: 7 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

1/9/2009--Introduced.Foreign Service Overseas Pay Equity Act of 2009 - Amends the Foreign Service Act of 1980 to: (1) extend comparability pay adjustments to Foreign Service members assigned abroad; and (2) ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 9, 2009

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 370”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


7 cosponsors (6D, 1R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 3202 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jul 16, 2008

S. 2971 (Related)
Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 2010 and 2011

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Apr 27, 2010

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