H.R. 1722 (111th): Telework Enhancement Act of 2010

To require the head of each executive agency to establish and implement a policy under which employees shall be authorized to telework, and for other purposes.

Overview

Introduced:

Mar 25, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 9, 2010

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 9, 2010.

Law:

Pub.L. 111-292

Sponsor:

John Sarbanes

Representative for Maryland's 3rd congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 19, 2010
Length: 10 pages

History

Mar 25, 2009
 
Introduced

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Apr 14, 2010
 
Reported by Committee

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May 6, 2010
 
Failed in the House Under Suspension

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Jul 14, 2010
 
Passed House

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Sep 29, 2010
 
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 18, 2010
 
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Dec 9, 2010
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 1722 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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