US SB1561 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)
Status: Introduced on May 11 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-05-11 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
Pending: Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


(1) prohibits the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) from defining more than one local wage area for prevailing rate employees within a pay locality, except with respect to the pay locality designated as Rest of United States; and (2) requires the OPM to ensure that this bill shall not have the effect of reducing the rate of basic pay for an individual serving as a prevailing rate employee.

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Locality Pay Equity Act of 2021



2021-05-11SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

Same As/Similar To

HB3086 (Same As) 2021-05-11 - Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform.
HB4350 (Related) 2022-03-01 - Returned to the Calendar. Calendar No. 144.


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