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 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, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 4th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Sep 25, 2015
Length: 5 pages
Sep 25, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on September 25, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Sep 25, 2015
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H.R. 3616 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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