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      house Committees
      House Committee on Ways and Means
      House Committee on Armed Services
      House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
      Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation
    IntroducedSeptember 28th, 2013

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Title

Military Pay Act

Official Title

To ensure the pay and allowances of members of the Armed Forces in the event that the debt limit is reached or during a funding gap, and for other purposes.

Summary

Military Pay Act - Directs the Secretary of the Treasury, in the event that U.S. debt reaches the statutory limit, to make available the following: (1) such amounts as the Secretary of Defense (and the Secretary of Homeland Security in the case of the Coast Guard) determines to be necessary to continue to provide pay and allowances without interruption to members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard, including reserve components, as well as civilian employees of the Department of Defense (DOD) (and the Department of Homeland Security [DHS] in the case of the Coast Guard) and designated contractors; and (2) such amounts as the President certifies to Congress as are necessary to carry out vital national security priorities. Directs the Secretary of the Treasury, during any funding gap, to make emergency appropriations: (1) to continue to provide pay and allowances without interruption to members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard, including reserve components, as well as civilian employees of DOD (and DHS in the case of the Coast Guard) and designated contractors; and (2) for such amounts as the President certifies to Congress as are necessary to carry out vital national security priorities.

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