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H.R. 3223 (113th): Federal Employee Retroactive Pay Fairness Act

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To provide for the compensation of furloughed Federal employees.

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Sponsor and status

James “Jim” Moran Jr.

Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 8th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Oct 7, 2013
Length: 4 pages
Sep 30, 2013
113th Congress (2013–2015)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on October 5, 2013 but was never passed by the Senate.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).


177 Cosponsors (142 Democrats, 35 Republicans)


Position statements

Statement of Administration Policy

President Barack Obama [D, 2009-2017]: Federal Employee Retroactive Pay Fairness Act (Oct 4, 2013)

What legislators are saying

Fitzpatrick, House Fund Nuclear Weapon Security
    — Rep. Michael Fitzpatrick [R-PA8, 2011-2016] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 11, 2013

Rep. Young, House Republicans Continue to Pass Funding Bills to Reopen Essential Parts of Federal Government
    — Rep. Don Young [R-AK] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 8, 2013

Rep. Graves Votes For Head Start Funding
    — Rep. Tom Graves [R-GA14, 2013-2020] on Oct 8, 2013

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Sep 30, 2013

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Oct 5, 2013
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

H.R. 3223 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 3223. This is the one from the 113th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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