H.R. 1551 (112th): Guarantee Paychecks for America’s Military Families Act


Apr 14, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 14, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Duncan Hunter

Representative for California's 52nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 14, 2011
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About the bill

Full Title

To prioritize certain Government obligations for continued payment in the event that the statutory debt limit is reached, to appropriate funds for the pay and allowances of all members of the Armed Forces, and for those civilian employees of the Department of Defense and the Coast Guard serving in a combat zone, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

4/14/2011--Introduced.Guarantee Paychecks for America's Military Families Act - Prioritizes, in the event that the public debt of the U.S. government reaches the statutory limit, the following obligations over all other ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 14, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1551”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


39 cosponsors (37R, 2D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 342 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 22, 2013

S. 855 (Related)
Pay Our Troops Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 14, 2011

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