S. 171 (113th): Military Pay Continuation Act of 2013


Jan 29, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 29, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Mark Udall

Senator from Colorado



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Last Updated: Jan 29, 2013
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About the bill

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.

Summary (CRS)

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 ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 29, 2013

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 171”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (2D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

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

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