H. R. 2544
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
May 7, 2019
Mr. Case introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Reform
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.
Designating travel reimbursement services as excepted services under the Anti-Deficiency Act
Section 1342 of title 31, United States Code, is amended—
An officer and inserting
(1) An officer; and
by adding at the end the following:
Any services by an officer or employee relating to paying or reimbursing Federal employees for official travel expenses shall be deemed, for purposes of paragraph (1), services for emergencies involving the safety of human life or the protection of property.
The amendments made by subsection (a) shall apply to any lapse in appropriations beginning on or after October 1, 2020.