H. R. 6439
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
April 3, 2020
Mr. Cunningham introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services
To amend title 37, United States Code, to extend eligibility for hazardous duty pay to members of the uniformed services exposed to the cause of a declared public health emergency.
This Act may be cited as the
Hazard Pay Expansion Act.
Hazardous duty pay for members of the uniformed services exposed to the cause of a declared public health emergency
Section 351(a) of title 37, United States Code, is amended—
in paragraph (2), by striking
in paragraph (3), by striking the period at the end and inserting
; or; and
by adding at the end the following:
during a public health emergency declared pursuant to section 319 of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 247d), performs duty designated by the Secretary concerned as hazardous duty based upon frequent exposure to the cause of that public health emergency.