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H.R. 4827 (115th): Federal Employee Retroactive Pay Fairness Act

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To provide for the compensation of Federal employees furloughed during a Government shutdown.

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Sponsor and status

Donald Beyer Jr.

Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 8th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 18, 2018
Length: 2 pages
Jan 18, 2018
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 18, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


101 Cosponsors (94 Democrats, 7 Republicans)


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What legislators are saying

Delaney Cosponsors Resolution to Protect Federal Workers Pay in Event of Government Shutdown
    — Rep. John Delaney [D-MD6, 2013-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 19, 2018

Wittman and Beyer Introduce Bill To Protect Federal Workers Pay As Threat of Government Shutdown Grow
    — Rep. Robert Wittman [R-VA1] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 19, 2018

Raskin Cosponsors Bipartisan Bill To Protect Federal Workers Pay As Threat of Government Shutdown Grows
    — Rep. Jamie Raskin [D-MD8] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 19, 2018

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Jan 18, 2018

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H.R. 4827 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 4827. This is the one from the 115th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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