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H.R. 3770 (112th): Executive Appointments Reform Act

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To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide that payment for services may not be made to an individual appointed during a recess of the Senate to fill a vacancy in an existing office, if the vacancy existed while the Senate was in session and was by law required to be filled by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, and for other purposes.

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Jan 13, 2012
112th Congress (2011–2013)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 17, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jeff Landry

Representative for Louisiana's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 17, 2012
Length: 4 pages



Jan 13, 2012

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Jan 17, 2012
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H.R. 3770 (112th) 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 3770. This is the one from the 112th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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