H.R. 2579 (113th): Government Employee Accountability Act


Jun 28, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 24, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Mike Kelly

Representative for Pennsylvania's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 31, 2013
Length: 12 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide for investigative leave requirements with respect to Senior Executive Service employees, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

7/31/2013--Reported to House amended.Government Employee Accountability Act - Sets forth guidelines for placing career employees of the Senior Executive Service (SES) on investigative leave. Defines "investigative leave" as a temporary ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 28, 2013

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 24, 2013
Reported by Committee

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2579”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


41 cosponsors (41R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 6016 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed House
Last Action: Dec 19, 2012

H.R. 722 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 4, 2015

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