H.R. 6214 (112th): HHS Employee Compensation Reform Act of 2012

Jul 26, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Joe Barton
Representative for Texas's 6th congressional district
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Last Updated
Jul 26, 2012
5 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 2791 (Related)
Health and Human Services Hiree Clarification Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 02, 2011


This bill was introduced on July 26, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Jul 26, 2012
Referred to Committee Jul 26, 2012
Full Title

To limit the number and pay of individuals serving as special consultants, fellows, or other employees pursuant to subsection (f) or (g) of section 207 of the Public Health Service Act, and for other purposes.


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HHS Employee Compensation Reform Act of 2012 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to state that provisions authorizing the appointment of special consultants or authorizing individual scientists to receive fellowships do not authorize the designation, appointment, or employment of any special consultant, fellow, or other employee by an agency outside of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
Prohibits more than 5% of the total number of HHS employees from serving as special consultants or fellowship recipients. Limits, with exceptions determined by the HHS Secretary, the compensation payable to such an individual for a 12-month period to 150% of the annual rate payable under level 1 of the Executive Schedule, prorated for shorter periods.
Requires an annual report to Congress concerning the employment of such individuals.

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