Senate Bill 24
116th Congress(2019-2020)
Government Employee Fair Treatment Act of 2019
Became Law
Became Law
Became Public Law 116-1 on Jan 16, 2019
Overview
Text
Sponsor
Introduced
Jan 3, 2019
Latest Action
Jan 16, 2019
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
24
Congress
116
Policy Area
Government Operations and Politics
Government Operations and Politics
Primary focus of measure is government administration, including agency organization, contracting, facilities and property, information management and services; rulemaking and administrative law; elections and political activities; government employees and officials; Presidents; ethics and public participation; postal service. Measures concerning agency appropriations and the budget process may fall under Economics and Public Finance policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Maryland
Montana
California
Connecticut
Delaware
Delaware
Illinois
Alabama
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
Minnesota
Minnesota
New Hampshire
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Jersey
New Mexico
New Mexico
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
Rhode Island
Virginia
Virginia
Washington
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Passed
January 10, 2019
Type
Voice Vote
Voice Vote
A vote in which the presiding officer states the question, then asks those in favor and against to say "Yea" or "Nay," respectively, and announces the result according to his or her judgment. The names or numbers of senators voting on each side are not recorded.
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate without amendment by Voice Vote.(consideration: CR S133-134; text: CR S133-134)
Summary

Government Employee Fair Treatment Act of 2019

This bill requires employees of the federal government or a District of Columbia public employer who are furloughed or required to work during a lapse in appropriations beginning on or after December 22, 2018, to be compensated for the period of the lapse. The employees must be compensated on the earliest date possible after the lapse ends, regardless of scheduled pay dates. Employees required to work during the lapse in appropriations may use leave.

Text (3)
Actions (19)
01/16/2019
Became Public Law No: 116-1.
01/16/2019
Signed by President.
01/14/2019
Presented to President.
01/11/2019
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
01/11/2019
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 411 - 7 (Roll no. 28). (text: CR H498)
01/11/2019
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 411 - 7 (Roll no. 28).(text: CR H498)
01/11/2019
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H503-504)
01/11/2019
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
01/11/2019
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 24.
01/11/2019
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H498-502)
01/11/2019
Mr. Cummings moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
01/10/2019
Held at the desk.
01/10/2019
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
01/10/2019
Received in the House.
01/10/2019
Passed Senate without amendment by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S133-134; text: CR S133-134)
01/10/2019
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate without amendment by Voice Vote.(consideration: CR S133-134; text: CR S133-134)
01/04/2019
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 3.
01/03/2019
Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
01/03/2019
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Jan 4, 2019 1:32:59 PM
Updated
Nov 1, 2020 3:57:35 AM