Text: H.R.1520 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (04/12/2013)


113th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 1520


To require the Secretary of Defense to allow civilian employees of the Department of Defense to delay furloughs until returning from a deployment in support of accounting and recovery efforts by the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 12, 2013

Mr. Lynch (for himself, Mr. Thompson of Pennsylvania, Mr. Higgins, Mr. Danny K. Davis of Illinois, and Mr. Quigley) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services


A BILL

To require the Secretary of Defense to allow civilian employees of the Department of Defense to delay furloughs until returning from a deployment in support of accounting and recovery efforts by the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “POW/MIA Accounting and Recovery Support Act of 2013”.

SEC. 2. Exception to civilian furlough requirements for Department of Defense employees deployed in support of Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command accounting and recovery efforts.

The Secretary of Defense shall require that, with respect to a civilian employee of the Department of Defense who is required to take a furlough that would otherwise occur during the deployment of that employee in support of accounting and recovery efforts by the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command, the employee may take the furlough after returning from the deployment.