There is one summary for S.545. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in Senate (02/24/2015)

Pay Our Coast Guard Act

This bill provides FY2015 appropriations to the Coast Guard for any period during which FY2015 appropriations are not in effect. The appropriations are provided to the Coast Guard for:

  • pay and allowances for members of the Coast Guard, civilian employees, and contractors; and
  • the payment of a death gratuity, funeral travel, and the temporary continuation of the basic allowance for housing for dependents of members of the Coast Guard dying on active duty.

The appropriations are provided until the enactment of specified appropriations legislation or January 1, 2016.