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H.R. 6439 (116th): Hazard Pay Expansion Act


The text of the bill below is as of Apr 3, 2020 (Introduced). The bill was not enacted into law.


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116th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 6439

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 3, 2020

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services

A BILL

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.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Hazard Pay Expansion Act.

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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—

(1)

in paragraph (2), by striking or;

(2)

in paragraph (3), by striking the period at the end and inserting ; or; and

(3)

by adding at the end the following:

(4)

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.

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