H.R.1362 - To ensure that members of the Armed Forces continue to receive their pay and allowances despite a shutdown of the Federal Government and in the event that the debt of the United States Government reaches the statutory limit.112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Yoder, Kevin [R-KS-3] (Introduced 04/04/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Armed Services; Transportation and Infrastructure; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||04/05/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1362 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/04/2011)
Requires the Secretary of the Treasury 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 provide pay and allowances to members of the Armed Forces, including the reserves, who perform active service during any funding gap during FY2011 when interim or full-year appropriations for the military personnel accounts have not been enacted.
Requires: (1) such members to continue to be paid even if the debt of the U.S. government reaches its statutory limit, and (2) such pay obligation to take priority over all other government obligations.