Federal employees who want to gamble or frequent strip clubs for an evening of fun will have to use their own credit cards to pay for it.
An amendment included in the House-passed fiscal 2016 Defense spending bill prohibits Defense civilian workers and military personnel from using government charge cards for expenses related to “gaming, or for entertainment that includes topless or nude entertainers or participants.”
The language specifically prohibits gaming, rather than any expenses at a casino, so lodging and meals, for example, would be exempt.
Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., sponsored the amendment, which was adopted on voice vote. The House on Thursday passed the fiscal 2016 Defense spending bill. The full Senate has not yet considered its fiscal 2016 Defense appropriations legislation.
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