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


Mar 30, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013


Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 10, 2012

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


Pub.L. 112-166


Charles “Chuck” Schumer

Senior Senator from New York



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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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What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 679” means this is a Senate 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.


Mar 30, 2011
Reported by Committee
Apr 13, 2011
Passed Senate
Jun 29, 2011
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Passed House
Jul 31, 2012
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Enacted — Signed by the President
Aug 10, 2012


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

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

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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