S. 724 (112th): Ensuring Pay for Our Military Act of 2011

Introduced:
Apr 05, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Kay Hutchison
Senator from Texas
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Apr 05, 2011
Length
3 pages
Related Bills
S. 721 (Related)
Ensuring Pay for Our Military Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 04, 2011

H.R. 1297 (Related)
Ensuring Pay for Our Military Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 31, 2011

 
Status

This bill was introduced on April 5, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Apr 05, 2011
Referred to Committee Apr 05, 2011
 
Full Title

A bill to appropriate such funds as may be necessary to ensure that members of the Armed Forces, including reserve components thereof, and supporting civilian and contractor personnel 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.

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Cosponsors
81 cosponsors (47R, 33D, 1I) (show)
Committees

Senate Appropriations

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4/5/2011--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 Defense (DHS), and the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) in the case of the Coast Guard, amounts necessary to continue to provide pay and allowances to members of the Armed Forces, including the reserves, who perform active service during the funding gap.
Allows for the provision of such pay and allowances, at the discretion of the Secretary of Defense, for:
(1) civilian DOD personnel providing support to such members; and
(2) DOD contractor personnel providing direct support to such members.
Prohibits any such transfer after December 31, 2011.

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