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S. 113: Shutdown Fairness Act

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A bill to appropriate funds for pay and allowances of excepted Federal employees, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Ron Johnson

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Wisconsin. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 14, 2019
Length: 3 pages
Jan 14, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Introduced on Jan 14, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on January 14, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Toomey: It's Time to Pay Federal Employees Working Without Compensation and End Future Government Shutdowns
    — Sen. Patrick “Pat” Toomey [R-PA] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 17, 2019

Cassidy Urges Democrats to Negotiate to End the Shutdown, Secure the Border
    — Sen. Bill Cassidy [R-LA] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 24, 2019

Harris, Feinstein, Senate Democrats Highlight Support for Women’s Reproductive Rights
    — Sen. Kamala Harris [D-CA] on May 22, 2019

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Jan 14, 2019

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S. 113 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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