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H J Res 1 - Making Further Continuing Appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for Fiscal Year 2019, and for Other Purposes - National Key Vote

Ben Lujan, Jr. voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (239-192) - (Key vote)
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Title: Making Further Continuing Appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for Fiscal Year 2019, and for Other Purposes

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a joint resolution that makes further appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for fiscal year 2019.

Highlights:
  • Amends the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2019 by making funds available for the Department of Homeland Security through February 8, 2019 (Sec. 1).
  • Requires that an employee affected by the government shutdown that began on December 22, 2018, and ends on the date of the enactment of this joint resolution, to be compensated at their standard rate of compensation, for the period of such lapse in appropriations, as soon as possible after the shutdown ends (Sec. 2).

  • Requires that if a state or other federal grantee used state funds or the grantee’s non-federal funds to continue carrying out a federal program or furloughed employees  whose compensation is advanced or reimbursed in whole or in part by the federal government to be compensated at their standard rate of compensation for such period (Sec. 3).

  • Requires the state or such other grantee to be reimbursed for expenses that would have been paid by the Federal Government during such period had appropriations been available, including the cost of compensating such employees, together with interest (Sec. 3).

  • Authorizes the state or such other grantee to use funds available to the State under under such Federal program to reimburse such state or the grantee (Sec. 3).

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Making Further Continuing Appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for Fiscal Year 2019, and for Other Purposes

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