HR 1551

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 1551

To prioritize certain Government obligations for continued payment in the event that the statutory debt limit is reached, to appropriate funds for the pay and allowances of all members of the Armed Forces, and for those civilian employees of the Department of Defense and the Coast Guard serving in a combat zone, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 14, 2011

Mr. HUNTER introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Appropriations, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To prioritize certain Government obligations for continued payment in the event that the statutory debt limit is reached, to appropriate funds for the pay and allowances of all members of the Armed Forces, and for those civilian employees of the Department of Defense and the Coast Guard serving in a combat zone, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. DEFINITIONS.

SEC. 3. PRIORITY GIVEN TO PAYMENT OF CERTAIN GOVERNMENT OBLIGATIONS IN EVENT DEBT LIMIT IS REACHED.

SEC. 4. PERMANENT APPROPRIATION OF FUNDS TO PROVIDE PAY AND ALLOWANCES FOR MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES AND CERTAIN CIVILIAN EMPLOYEES DURING PERIOD OF LAPSED APPROPRIATIONS.

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