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Titles (3)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

SHIELD Act of 2019
Strengthening Homeland Security, Intelligence, and Essential Law Enforcement Departments Act of 2019

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To prioritize the payment of pay and allowances to members of the Armed Forces and Federal law enforcement officers in the event the debt ceiling is reached or there is a funding gap.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
01/11/2019Introduced in House

All Actions (8)

Date
02/07/2019Referred to the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation.
Action By: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
01/24/2019Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.
Action By: Committee on Armed Services
01/11/2019Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
01/11/2019Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Transportation and Infrastructure, Armed Services, and the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/11/2019Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Transportation and Infrastructure, Armed Services, and the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/11/2019Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Transportation and Infrastructure, Armed Services, and the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/11/2019Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Transportation and Infrastructure, Armed Services, and the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/11/2019Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Committees (4)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Ways and Means01/11/2019 Referred to
House Transportation and Infrastructure01/11/2019 Referred to
House Transportation Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation02/07/2019 Referred to
House Armed Services01/11/2019 Referred to
House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel01/24/2019 Referred to
House Judiciary01/11/2019 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security01/11/2019 Referred to

As of 01/19/2020 no related bill information has been received for H.R.489 - SHIELD Act of 2019


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Introduced in House (01/11/2019)

Strengthening Homeland Security, Intelligence, and Essential Law Enforcement Departments Act of 2019 or the SHIELD Act of 2019

This bill 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.

This bill requires the Department 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.