H.R. 3210: Pay Our Military Act

Sep 28, 2013 (113th Congress, 2013–2015)
Signed by the President on Sep 30, 2013
20% chance of being enacted
Slip Law:
This bill became Pub.L. 113-39.

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on September 30, 2013.

Sep 28, 2013
Passed House
Sep 29, 2013
Passed Senate
Sep 30, 2013
Signed by the President
Sep 30, 2013
Mike Coffman
Representative for Colorado's 6th congressional district
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Oct 01, 2013
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Full Title

Making continuing appropriations for military pay in the event of a Government shutdown.


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20% chance of being enacted.

Only about 23% of bills that made it past committee in 2011–2013 were enacted. [show factors | methodology]

Sep 29, 2013 12:22 a.m.
Passed 423/0

4 cosponsors (4R) (show)

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Library of Congress Summary

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9/30/2013--Public Law.
Pay Our Military Act - Appropriates for FY2014, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for any period during which interim or full-year appropriations for FY2014 are not in effect, such sums as are necessary to provide pay and allowances to:
(1) members of the Armed Forces, including reserve components, who perform active service during such period; and
(2) civilian personnel and contractors of the Department of Defense (DOD) (and the Department of Homeland Security [DHS] in the case of the Coast Guard) whom the Secretary concerned determines are providing support to such members of the Armed Forces.
Requires the appropriations and funds made available and authority granted pursuant to this Act to remain available until whichever of the following first occurs: (1) enactment of an appropriation (including a continuing appropriation) for any purpose for which amounts are made available in this Act, (2) enactment of the applicable regular or continuing appropriations resolution or other Act without any appropriation for such purpose, or (3) January 1, 2015.

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