A bill to make available 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.
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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.
Senator from Michigan
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Last Updated: Apr 14, 2011
Length: 2 pages
Apr 14, 2011
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S. 855 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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