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S. 24: Government Employee Fair Treatment Act of 2019

A bill to provide for the compensation of Federal and other government employees affected by lapses in appropriations.

Sponsor and status

Benjamin Cardin

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Maryland. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 12, 2019
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
Jan 3, 2019
116th Congress, 2019–2021
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 16, 2019

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 16, 2019.

Law
Pub.L. 116-1
Source

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Menendez Kicks off National Health Center Week at Project H.O.P.E.
    — Sen. Robert “Bob” Menendez [D-NJ] (Co-sponsor) on Aug 5, 2019

Hirono Continues to Fight to Ensure Federal Contract Workers Hurt by Shutdown Receive Paychecks
    — Sen. Mazie Hirono [D-HI] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 29, 2019

Senator Lankford Joins Senators to Introduce Bill to Urge Taiwan Participation in WHO
    — Sen. James Lankford [R-OK] on Jan 29, 2019

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History

Jan 3, 2019
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jan 4, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jan 10, 2019
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jan 11, 2019
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Jan 16, 2019
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 24 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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