To prioritize the payment of pay and allowances to members of the Armed Forces and Federal law enforcement officers in the event the debt ceiling is reached or there is a funding gap.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 8th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 15, 2017
Length: 6 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on March 15, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Fitzpatrick, Rosen SHIELD Act Protects Military, Law Enforcement”
— Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick [R-PA1] (Sponsor) on Mar 30, 2017
“Rosen condemns trump administration for shutting down the government”
— Sen. Jacky Rosen [D-NV] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 23, 2018
Mar 15, 2017
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Jan 11, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 489.
H.R. 1536 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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