H.R.1297 - Ensuring Pay for Our Military Act of 2011112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Gohmert, Louie [R-TX-1] (Introduced 03/31/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Armed Services; Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Latest Action:||07/14/2011 Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Gohmert. Petition No: 112-2. (All Actions)|
|Notes:||On 7/14/2011, a motion was filed to discharge the Committees on Armed Services and Transportation and Infrastructure from the consideration of H.R.1297. A discharge petition requires 218 signatures for further action. (Discharge Petition No. 112-2: text with signatures.)|
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Summary: H.R.1297 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/31/2011)
Ensuring Pay for Our Military Act of 2011 - Requires the Secretary of the Treasury, during a federal funding gap impacting the Armed Forces, to transfer to the Secretary of Defense (DOD), and the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) in the case of the Coast Guard, amounts necessary to continue to provide pay and allowances to members of the Armed Forces, including the reserves, who perform active service during the funding gap.
Prohibits any such transfer after December 31, 2011.