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H.R. 1122: SHIELD Act of 2015

Title: SHIELD Act of 2015

Introduced: Feb 26, 2015 (114th Congress)

Sponsor: (No First Name Found) (No Last Name Found) [-]

Status: Referred to Committee - Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.

Summary: Strengthening Homeland Security, Intelligence, and Essential Law Enforcement Departments Act of 2015 or the SHIELD Act of 2015 Requires, in the event that the U.S. public debt limit is reached, priority payment of the pay and allowances of: (1) members of the Armed Forces, including reserves, who perform active service; and (2) critical law enforcement officers employed by federal agencies. Requires the Department of the Treasury, during a period of lapsed appropriations for the Armed Forces or federal agencies employing critical law enforcement officers, to make available necessary amounts to continue such pay and allowances.

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