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S. 2160: RECAL Act of 2021


The text of the bill below is as of Jun 22, 2021 (Introduced).


II

117th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 2160

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

June 22, 2021

(for himself and Mr. Kaine) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

A BILL

To prohibit the Administrator of General Services from establishing per diem reimbursements rates for travel within the continental United States (commonly known as CONUS) for certain fiscal years below a certain level, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Restored, Equitable, Coronavirus Adjusted Lodging Act of 2021 or the RECAL Act of 2021.

2.

Continental United States (CONUS) per diem reimbursement rates

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, in establishing the per diem reimbursement rates for fiscal years 2022 and 2023 pursuant to sections 5702 and 5707 of title 5, United States Code, the Administrator of General Services may not establish a lodging allowance rate for any location within the continental United States at a level that is less than the standard rate or non-standard area rate set pursuant to the GSA Per Diem Bulletin FTR 20–01, dated August 8, 2019.