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

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:

Read Text »
Last Updated: Nov 19, 2010
Length: 10 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Read CRS Summary >

History

Mar 25, 2009
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 14, 2010
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

May 6, 2010
 
Failed in the House Under Suspension

Passage was attempted under a fast-track procedure called "suspension of the rules." The vote failed, but the bill can be voted on again.

Jul 14, 2010
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

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.

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

Details

Cosponsors
14 cosponsors (11D, 3R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Votes
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
May 6, 2010 12:11 p.m.
Failed 268/147
Jul 14, 2010 3:45 p.m.
Passed 290/131
Concurring in the Senate Amendment
Nov 18, 2010 1:52 p.m.
Passed 254/152

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.Res. 1721 (Related)
Providing for the consideration of the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 1722) to ...

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Nov 18, 2010

H.Res. 1509 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jul 14, 2010

Search for similar bills.

Links & tools

Primary Source

Congress.gov

Congress.gov is updated generally one day after events occur. Legislative activity since the last update may not be reflected on GovTrack. Data via congress project.

Citation

Click a format for a citation suggestion: