To amend section 1341 of title 31, United States Code, to require payment of interest on back pay for employees affected by a lapse in appropriations.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Alabama's 7th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 7, 2019
Length: 2 pages
What legislators are saying
“Rep. Sewell introduces Back Pay Fairness Act to reimburse federal workers, plus interest”
— Rep. Terri Sewell [D-AL7] (Sponsor) on Feb 7, 2019
Feb 7, 2019
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H.R. 1051 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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