New Cosponsor — May 6, 2013
New Cosponsor: Sen. Charles “Chuck” Grassley [R-IA]
The bill now has 17 cosponsors (16 Republicans, 1 Democrat).
Apr 15, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on April 15, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Junior Senator from Missouri
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Last Updated: Apr 15, 2013
Length: 2 pages
A bill to provide flexibility to agencies on determining what employees are essential personnel in implementing the sequester.
4/15/2013--Introduced.Essential Services Act of 2013 - Requires executive agency heads to exempt essential employees from furloughs required by sequestration. Defines "essential employee" as an employee that performs work involving the ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 724 — 113th Congress: Essential Services Act of 2013. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s724
“S. 724 — 113th Congress: Essential Services Act of 2013.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. November 26, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s724>
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