Summary: H.R.725 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.725. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (01/23/2019)

Pay Federal Workers Act

This bill creates statutory authority for certain federal employees to be eligible for unemployment compensation during a lapse in appropriations.

With respect to any lapse in appropriations beginning on or around December 22, 2018, a federal employee who is excepted from furlough (i.e., who continues to work during a lapse in appropriations) is deemed eligible for unemployment compensation benefits for the duration of the lapse in appropriations.