S. 679 (112th): Presidential Appointment Efficiency and Streamlining Act of 2011

Introduced:

Mar 30, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 10, 2012

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 10, 2012.

Law:

Pub.L. 112-166

Sponsor:

Charles “Chuck” Schumer

Senior Senator from New York

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Aug 2, 2012
Length: 13 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to reduce the number of executive positions subject to Senate confirmation.

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History

Mar 30, 2011
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 13, 2011
 
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.

Jun 29, 2011
 
Passed Senate

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

Jul 31, 2012
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Aug 10, 2012
 
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
17 cosponsors (9D, 7R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Votes
Jun 29, 2011 11:53 a.m.
Bill Passed 79/20
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass
Jul 31, 2012 7:06 p.m.
Passed 261/116

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