About the bill
H.R. 3731, would remove certain limits on overtime pay earned by employees of the Secret Service who either provided protective services in calendar year 2017 or will provide them in 2018.
Under current law, the Secret Service are prohibited from being paid overtime after reaching the maximum annual salary for the pay rate of GS-15. The Service recently reported more than 1,000 agents—a third of the workforce—have already maxed-out on their annual overtime and salary under this pay cap.
Similar legislation was enacted in the 114th Congress to fund overtime pay for 1,400 Secret Service employees in during the 2016 presidential campaign year.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 24th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 23, 2018
Length: 3 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Apr 3, 2018
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on April 3, 2018.
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H.R. 3731 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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