Summary: S.3617 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (05/06/2020)

This bill requires the Department of Defense to pay hazardous duty pay during 2020 to active-duty regular or reserve servicemembers for duty related to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019).

Such pay shall be

  • not less than $150 a month,
  • retroactively applied,
  • provided in addition to any other pay and allowances to which the member is entitled, and
  • excluded as gross income for purposes of federal income taxation.