H.R. 1297 (112th): Ensuring Pay for Our Military Act of 2011


Mar 31, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 31, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Louie Gohmert Jr.

Representative for Texas's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 31, 2011
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Full Title

To appropriate such funds as may be necessary to ensure that members of the Armed Forces, including reserve components thereof, continue to receive pay and allowances for active service performed when a funding gap caused by the failure to enact interim or full-year appropriations for the Armed Forces occurs, which results in the furlough of non-emergency personnel and the curtailment of Government activities and services.

Summary (CRS)

3/31/2011--Introduced.Ensuring Pay for Our Military Act of 2011 - Requires the Secretary of the Treasury, during a federal funding gap impacting the Armed Forces, to transfer to the Secretary of ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 31, 2011

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1297”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


209 cosponsors (160R, 49D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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S. 721 (identical)

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S. 724 (Related)
Ensuring Pay for Our Military Act of 2011

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Last Action: Apr 5, 2011

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