Text: H.R.780 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (01/24/2019)


116th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 780


To provide reimbursement to certain Federal employees for childcare expenses during the lapse in appropriations beginning on or about December 22, 2018.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 24, 2019

Ms. Omar (for herself, Ms. Norton, Ms. Moore, Ms. Pressley, Ms. Ocasio-Cortez, Mr. Hastings, Ms. Tlaib, Ms. Clarke of New York, Mr. Blumenauer, Ms. Lee of California, Mr. Ruppersberger, Mr. Nadler, Mr. Cicilline, Mr. Foster, Mr. Beyer, Mr. Cox of California, Ms. Wasserman Schultz, Mr. Pocan, Ms. Schakowsky, Mrs. Watson Coleman, Mr. Levin of Michigan, Mr. DeSaulnier, Ms. Hill of California, Mr. Garamendi, Mr. Soto, Ms. Jayapal, Mr. Cohen, Mr. Neguse, Mr. Meeks, Mrs. Lawrence, and Mr. Carson of Indiana) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Reform


A BILL

To provide reimbursement to certain Federal employees for childcare expenses during the lapse in appropriations beginning on or about December 22, 2018.

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 Worker Childcare Protection Act of 2019”.

SEC. 2. Childcare reimbursement.

Any Federal employee who is furloughed or working without receiving a paycheck during the lapse in appropriations beginning on or about December 22, 2018, and paying for childcare during such lapse shall receive reimbursement for such care—

(1) subject to appropriations; and

(2) if such an employee can provide documentation to the General Services Administration in the form a of a receipt from a childcare provider.