H.R. 3571 (110th): To amend the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995 to permit individuals who have served as employees of the Office of Compliance to serve as Executive Director, Deputy Executive Director, or General Counsel of the Office, and to permit individuals appointed to such positions to serve one additional term.

Introduced:
Sep 18, 2007 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Status:
Signed by the President
Slip Law:
This bill became Pub.L. 110-164.
Sponsor
Robert Brady
Representative for Pennsylvania's 1st congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Jan 16, 2008
Length
1 pages
 
Status

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 26, 2007.

Progress
Introduced Sep 18, 2007
Referred to Committee Sep 18, 2007
Passed House Oct 02, 2007
Passed Senate Dec 19, 2007
Signed by the President Dec 26, 2007
 
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Library of Congress Summary

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12/26/2007--Public Law.
Amends the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995 with respect to the prohibition against any member of the Board of Directors of the Office of Compliance (OC) having held a position as a Member, officer, or employee of the House of Representatives or the Senate, or of certain other legislative branch instrumentalities or entities, within four years of the date of appointment to the OC Board. (The Act also applies such disqualifications to the OC positions of Executive Director, Deputy Executive Director, and General Counsel.)
Exempts OC officers or employees from such prohibition (thus allowing a current or former OC officer or employee to be appointed to serve as a Board member, Executive Director, Deputy Executive Director, or General Counsel of the Office).
Permits an individual appointed, after the enactment of this Act, as Executive Director, Deputy Executive Director, or General Counsel of the Office to serve two terms.

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