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H.R. 2003 (116th): Ensuring FEHBP Coverage During Shutdowns Act

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To amend title 5, United States Code, to clarify that during a lapse in appropriations certain services relating to the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program are excepted services under the Anti-Deficiency Act, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Elijah Cummings

Sponsor. Representative for Maryland's 7th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 1, 2019
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
Apr 1, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 12, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

Cosponsors

9 Cosponsors (5 Democrats, 4 Republicans)

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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Bicameral, Bipartisan Group Introduces Legislation to Protect Federal Workers from Losing Health Benefits During Government Shutdowns
    — Rep. Gerald Connolly [D-VA11] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 3, 2019

Congressman Van Taylor Joins Colleagues to Introduce Legislation to Protect TX-03 Federal Workers
    — Rep. Van Taylor [R-TX3] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 3, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 2003 will be negligible.

History

Apr 1, 2019
 
Introduced

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Jun 12, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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H.R. 2003 (116th) 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. 2003. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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