About the bill
- Full Title
To require preemployment drug testing with respect to applicants for Federal employment.
- Summary (CRS)
1/6/1999--Introduced.Federal Employment Applicant Drug Testing Act - Subjects all applicants for Federal employment to preemployment drug testing.
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Jan 6, 1999
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Jan 3, 2001
Reintroduced Bill —
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 197 (107th).
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 279”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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H.R. 197 (107th)
was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 3, 2001
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 279 — 106th Congress: Federal Employment Applicant Drug Testing Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/106/hr279
“H.R. 279 — 106th Congress: Federal Employment Applicant Drug Testing Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 1999. November 24, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/106/hr279>
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