To provide limitations on bonuses for Federal employees during sequestration, to provide for investigative leave requirements for members of the Senior Executive Service, to establish certain procedures for conducting in-person or telephonic interactions by Executive branch employees with individuals, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Kansas's 2nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Sep 9, 2013
Length: 17 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on August 1, 2013 but was never passed by the Senate.
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2 Cosponsors (2 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Congresswoman Jenkins's Bill - Stop Government Abuse Act - Passes U.S. House”
— Rep. Lynn Jenkins [R-KS2, 2009-2018] (Sponsor) on Aug 1, 2013
“Meadows Applauds Passage of Stop Government Abuse Act”
— Rep. Mark Meadows [R-NC11, 2013-2020] (Co-sponsor) on Aug 1, 2013
Jul 31, 2013
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Aug 1, 2013
Rules Change — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 322 (113th).
Aug 1, 2013
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
H.R. 2879 (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. 2879. 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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