The government may shut down… but at least my sailor still get’s paid!

After a long hard fought battle, US service members and their families can rest a little easier tonight. Congress came through and passed the Pay Our Military Act.

President Obama signs the Pay Our Military Act as the 2013 government shutdown nears.

President Obama signs the Pay Our Military Act as the 2013 government shutdown nears.

For your viewing pleasure…. The Pay Our Military Act… in it’s entirety!

 

HR 3210 EH

 

113th CONGRESS 

1st Session 

H. R. 3210


 

AN ACTMaking continuing appropriations for military pay in the event of a Government shutdown.

 

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 `Pay Our Military Act’.

 

SEC. 2. CONTINUING APPROPRIATIONS FOR MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES.

 

    (a) In General- There are hereby appropriated for fiscal year 2014, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for any period during which interim or full-year appropriations for fiscal year 2014 are not in effect–

 

    (1) such sums as are necessary to provide pay and allowances to members of the Armed Forces (as defined in section 101(a)(4) of title 10, United States Code), including reserve components thereof, who perform active service during such period;

 

    (2) such sums as are necessary to provide pay and allowances to the civilian personnel of the Department of Defense (and the Department of Homeland Security in the case of the Coast Guard) whom the Secretary concerned determines are providing support to members of the Armed Forces described in paragraph (1); and

 

    (3) such sums as are necessary to provide pay and allowances to contractors of the Department of Defense (and the Department of Homeland Security in the case of the Coast Guard) whom the Secretary concerned determines are providing support to members of the Armed Forces described in paragraph (1).

 

    (b) Secretary Concerned Defined- In this section, the term `Secretary concerned’ means–

 

    (1) the Secretary of Defense with respect to matters concerning the Department of Defense; and

 

    (2) the Secretary of Homeland Security with respect to matters concerning the Coast Guard.

 

SEC. 3. TERMINATION.

 

    Appropriations and funds made available and authority granted pursuant to this Act shall be available until whichever of the following first occurs: (1) the enactment into law of an appropriation (including a continuing appropriation) for any purpose for which amounts are made available in section 2; (2) the enactment into law of the applicable regular or continuing appropriations resolution or other Act without any appropriation for such purpose; or (3) January 1, 2015.

Passed the House of Representatives September 29 (legislative day September 28), 2013.

Attest:

Clerk.

 

113th CONGRESS 

1st Session 

H. R. 3210 

AN ACTMaking continuing appropriations for military pay in the event of a Government shutdown.

END

 

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