H.R. 5348 (111th): Federal Workforce Reduction Act of 2010

Introduced:
May 20, 2010 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Cynthia Lummis
Representative for Wyoming At Large
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
May 20, 2010
Length
6 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 657 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 11, 2011

S. 3747 (Related)
Reduce and Cap the Federal Workforce Act of 2010

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 05, 2010

 
Status

This bill was introduced on May 20, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced May 20, 2010
Referred to Committee May 20, 2010
 
Full Title

To amend title 5, United States Code, to reduce the number of civil service positions within the executive branch, and for other purposes.

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Library of Congress Summary

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5/20/2010--Introduced.
Federal Workforce Reduction Act of 2010 - Prohibits the head of an executive agency from appointing any individual to a position in the agency in any fiscal year for which the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) projects a federal budget deficit.
Makes an exception if:
(1) there is a position available in the federal workforce hiring pool (to be established by the President); and
(2) the President approves an agency head's request for the allocation of a position in the pool to the agency.
Sets the number of positions in the hiring pool at zero as of the first day of FY2011, after which the number shall:
(1) increase by .50 for each full time-equivalent position in any agency which subsequently becomes vacant; and
(2) decrease by 1.0 for each request for a full time-equivalent position that is approved by the President. Authorizes the President to waive this limitation upon determining that such waiver is required by the existence of a state of war, other national security concern, or an extraordinary emergency threatening life, health, safety, or property.
Exempts the Department of Defense (DOD), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

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