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116th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 5887


To amend title 37, United States Code, to standardize payment of hazardous duty incentive pay for members of the reserve components of the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 13, 2020

Mr. Kim (for himself, Mr. Cole, Mr. Palazzo, Mr. Kelly of Mississippi, Mr. Ryan, and Ms. Slotkin) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services


A BILL

To amend title 37, United States Code, to standardize payment of hazardous duty incentive pay for members of the reserve components of the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.

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 “Guard and Reserve Hazard Duty Pay Equity Act”.

SEC. 2. Standardization of payment of hazardous duty incentive pay for members of the reserve components of the Armed Forces.

(a) In general.—Section 301 of title 37, United States Code, is amended—

(1) in subsection (a), in the matter preceding paragraph (1)—

(A) by inserting “under section 204 of this title or compensation under section 206 of this title” after “member of a uniformed service who is entitled to basic pay”; and

(B) by striking “or (c)” and inserting “, (c), or (e)”;

(2) in subsection (e), by striking “who is entitled to basic pay”; and

(3) by striking subsection (f).

(b) Effective date.—The amendments made by subsection (a) shall take effect on October 1, 2020, and shall apply with respect to duty performed in any month beginning on or after that date.


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