H.R.2886 - Strengthening Homeland Security, Intelligence, and Essential Law Enforcement Departments Act of 2011112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Fitzpatrick, Michael G. [R-PA-8] (Introduced 09/12/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means; Transportation and Infrastructure; Armed Services; Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||09/23/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2886 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/12/2011)
Strengthening Homeland Security, Intelligence, and Essential Law Enforcement Departments Act of 2011 or SHIELD Act of 2011 - Requires, in the event that the U.S. public debt limit is reached, priority payment of the pay and allowances of: (1) members of the Armed Forces, including reserves, who perform active service; and (2) critical law enforcement officers employed by federal agencies.
Requires the Secretary of the Treasury, during a period of lapsed appropriations for the Armed Forces or federal agencies employing critical law enforcement officers, to make available necessary amounts to continue such pay and allowances.