S.724 - Ensuring Pay for Our Military Act of 2011112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Hutchison, Kay Bailey [R-TX] (Introduced 04/05/2011)|
|Committees:||Senate - Appropriations|
|Latest Action:||04/08/2011 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.724 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (04/05/2011)
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 (DHS), 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. Allows for the provision of such pay and allowances, at the discretion of the Secretary of Defense, for: (1) civilian DOD personnel providing support to such members; and (2) DOD contractor personnel providing direct support to such members.
Prohibits any such transfer after December 31, 2011.