S. 1628 (112th): Federal Hiring Process Improvement Act of 2011

Introduced:
Sep 23, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Daniel Akaka
Senator from Hawaii
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Sep 23, 2011
Length
23 pages
Related Bills
S. 736 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed Senate
Last Action: May 18, 2010

H.R. 3064 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 23, 2011

 
Status

This bill was introduced on September 23, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Sep 23, 2011
Referred to Committee Sep 23, 2011
 
Full Title

A bill to provide for improvements in the Federal hiring process, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
3 cosponsors (3D) (show)
Committees

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

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9/23/2011--Introduced.
Federal Hiring Process Improvement Act of 2011 - Requires the head of each executive agency to develop and submit to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) a strategic workforce plan as part of an agency performance plan, including:
(1) hiring projections,
(2) strategic human capital planning to address critical skills deficiencies,
(3) recruitment strategies to attract highly qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds,
(4) streamlining of the hiring process, and
(5) a specific analysis of the contractor workforce.
Requires agency heads to:
(1) identify highly qualified applicant pools with diverse backgrounds before posting announcements of vacant positions and post such announcements for a reasonable period of time,
(2) implement processes to simplify and streamline the job application and notification process,
(3) fill a vacancy not later than an average of 80 days after identifying such vacancy, and
(4) measure and collect information on indicators of hiring effectiveness.
Requires all announcements of vacant positions for competitive positions to be written in plain writing in accordance with the Plain Writing Act of 2010.

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