S. 171: Military Pay Continuation Act of 2013

Introduced:
Jan 29, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee
Prognosis
8% chance of being enacted
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Sponsor
Mark Udall
Senior Senator from Colorado
Party
Democrat
Text
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Last Updated
Jan 29, 2013
Length
3 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 3187 (Related)
Military Pay Protection Act of 2013

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 26, 2013

S. 1543 (Related)
Ensuring Pay for Our Military Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 24, 2013

 
Status

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on January 29, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Progress
Introduced Jan 29, 2013
Referred to Committee Jan 29, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
Passed Senate ...
Passed House ...
Signed by the President ...
Prognosis

52% chance of getting past committee.
8% chance of being enacted.

Only 11% of bills made it past committee and only about 3% were enacted in 2011–2013. [show factors | methodology]

 
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 Governmentwide shutdown occurs.

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Cosponsors
3 cosponsors (2D, 1R) (show)
Committees

Senate Appropriations

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Library of Congress Summary

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1/29/2013--Introduced.
Military Pay Continuation Act of 2013 - Requires the Secretary of the Treasury, during a government-wide shutdown, to transfer to the Secretary of Defense (DOD), 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.

House Republican Conference Summary

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