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H.R. 5896: Border Patrol Agent Pay Reform Amendments Act of 2018

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About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 5896 adjusts aspects of the Border Patrol Agent Pay Reform Act related to Border Patrol staffing analyses, advanced training compensation credit, travel compensatory time, the retirement control period, leave without pay, and alternative work schedules.

In 2014, the Border Patrol Pay Act was passed in Congress, designed to modernize and streamline the overtime pay structure for these Agents, giving them more stability in the amount of their paychecks every pay period. Due to a difference in interpretation by the Department of Homeland Security in implementation of the new ...

Sponsor and status

Will Hurd

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 23rd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 27, 2018
Length: 17 pages
Introduced:

May 21, 2018

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Sep 26, 2018

This bill passed in the House on September 26, 2018 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis:

28% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 5896 will add $62 million in new spending through 2023.

History

May 21, 2018
 
Introduced

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May 23, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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Sep 21, 2018
 
On House Schedule

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Sep 25, 2018
 
Reported by House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

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Sep 26, 2018
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 5896 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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