Text: H.R.67 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (01/03/2019)


116th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 67


To provide for the compensation of Federal employees and other government employees furloughed during a Government shutdown, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 3, 2019

Mr. Beyer (for himself, Mr. Wittman, Ms. Wexton, Mr. Connolly, Mr. McEachin, Ms. Eshoo, Mr. Pocan, Ms. Schakowsky, Ms. Lofgren, Mr. Fitzpatrick, Mrs. Demings, Mr. Lynch, Mr. Serrano, Ms. Pingree, Mr. Panetta, Ms. Moore, Mr. Cole, Mr. Visclosky, Mr. Sires, Mr. Carson of Indiana, Mr. Garamendi, Mr. Raskin, Mr. Brendan F. Boyle of Pennsylvania, Mr. Brown of Maryland, Mr. McGovern, Mr. Luján, Ms. Norton, Mr. Costa, Mr. Lowenthal, Ms. Spanberger, Mr. Engel, Mrs. Murphy, Mr. Green of Texas, Ms. Scanlon, Mr. Thompson of California, Miss Rice of New York, Mrs. Carolyn B. Maloney of New York, Mr. Hastings, Ms. Wasserman Schultz, Mr. DeFazio, Mr. Carbajal, Mr. Norcross, Mr. King of New York, Mr. Courtney, Mr. Scott of Virginia, Ms. Bonamici, Mr. Welch, Mr. Lipinski, Mr. Langevin, Mr. O'Halleran, Mr. Lewis, Ms. DeGette, Ms. Matsui, Mr. Blumenauer, Mr. Hoyer, Mr. Soto, Mr. Smith of Washington, Mr. DeSaulnier, Mr. Trone, Mr. Bishop of Utah, Ms. Roybal-Allard, and Mr. Michael F. Doyle of Pennsylvania) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Reform


A BILL

To provide for the compensation of Federal employees and other government employees furloughed during a Government shutdown, 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 “Federal Employee Retroactive Pay Fairness Act”.

SEC. 2. Compensation for Federal employees and other government employees furloughed during a Government shutdown.

(a) In general.—Federal employees and employees of a District of Columbia public employer furloughed as a result of any lapse in appropriations that begins on or about December 22, 2018, shall be compensated at their standard rate of compensation, for the period of such lapse in appropriations, as soon as practicable after such lapse in appropriations ends.

(b) Definition of District of Columbia public employer.—In this section, the term “District of Columbia public employer” means—

(1) the District of Columbia Courts;

(2) the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia; and

(3) the District of Columbia government.


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