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S. 114: A bill to amend title 31, United States Code, to provide that activities relating to the training and readiness of the reserve components of the Armed Forces during a lapse in appropriations shall constitute voluntary services that may be accepted by the United States.


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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 Jan 14, 2019.


This bill provides that, during a lapse in appropriations for the Department of Defense or the Department of Homeland Security, activities related to the training and readiness of the Armed Forces (including the National Guard and the Reserves) are considered voluntary services that may be accepted by the federal government or the District of Columbia government.

(Under current law, the federal government or the District of Columbia government may not accept voluntary services or employ personal services exceeding those authorized by law except for emergencies involving the safety of human life or the protection of property.)