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Text of the Health and Human Services Hiree Clarification Act of 2013

This bill was introduced on February 13, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Feb 13, 2013 (Introduced).

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113th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 642

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 13, 2013

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce

A BILL

To make clear that an agency outside of the Department of Health and Human Services may not designate, appoint, or employ special consultants, fellows, or other employees under subsection (f) or (g) of section 207 of the Public Health Service Act.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Health and Human Services Hiree Clarification Act of 2013 .

2.

Employment of special consultants and fellows for the Public Health Service

(a)

In general

Section 207(f) of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 209(f)) is amended by adding at the end the following: This subsection and subsection (g) do not authorize the designation, appointment, or employment of any special consultant, fellow, or other employee by an agency outside of the Department of Health and Human Services..

(b)

Technical corrections

Section 207(h) of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 209(h)) is amended—

(1)

by striking subsection (f) and inserting subsection (g) ; and

(2)

by striking subsection (e) and inserting subsection (f) .

(c)

Applicability

The amendments made by this section apply with respect to special consultants, fellows, and other employees appointed on or after the date of the enactment of this Act.