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H.R. 2544: To amend title 31, United States Code, to clarify that, during a lapse in appropriations beginning on or after October 1, 2020, positions relating to providing services for paying or reimbursing Federal employees for official travel are excepted services under the Anti-Deficiency Act, and for other purposes.

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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on May 7, 2019.


This bill provides statutory authority for federal agencies to provide services for paying or reimbursing employees for official travel expenses during a lapse in appropriations for the federal government. Specifically, the bill designates the services as excepted services under the Anti-Deficiency Act.