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H.R. 2860 (113th): OPM IG Act

To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide that the Inspector General of the Office of Personnel Management may use amounts in the revolving fund of the Office to fund audits, investigations, and oversight activities, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Blake Farenthold

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 27th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 31, 2014
Length: 1 page
Jul 30, 2013
113th Congress (2013–2015)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Feb 12, 2014

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on February 12, 2014.

Pub.L. 113-80

1 Cosponsor (1 Democrat)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

President Signs U.S. Congressman Blake Farenthold’s OPM IG Act into Law
    — Rep. Blake Farenthold [R-TX27, 2011-2018] (Sponsor) on Feb 12, 2014

President Signs Farenthold-Lynch Bill to Enhance Security Clearance Oversight
    — Rep. Stephen Lynch [D-MA8] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 18, 2014

House Passes Bill to Increase Oversight of the Office of Personnel Management
    — Rep. John Delaney [D-MD6, 2013-2018] on Jan 15, 2014

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Jul 30, 2013

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Oct 29, 2013
Ordered Reported

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Jan 14, 2014
Passed House (Senate next)

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Jan 29, 2014
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Feb 12, 2014
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 2860 (113th) was a 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2860. This is the one from the 113th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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