As ordered reported by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on September 17, 2014
H.R. 5229 would provide additional sick leave to veterans with a disability rated at 30 percent or greater who are newly hired by the federal government. That additional leave would have to be used for treatment of the employee’s disability and would expire one year after it became available to the employee. CBO estimates that implementing H.R. 5229 would cost about $70 million over the next five years, subject to appropriation of the necessary funds.
Pay-as-you-go procedures do not apply to this legislation because it would not affect direct spending or revenues.
H.R. 5229 contains no intergovernmental or private-sector mandates as defined in the Unfunded Mandates Reform Act and would not affect the budgets of state, local, or tribal governments.