H.R. 6271: Foreign Service Optimization Act of 2016

To amend the Foreign Service Act of 1980 to require a period of service at an overseas post of at least four years, to amend title 10, United States Code, to require a tour of duty at defense attaché offices of at least four years, and for other purposes.

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Overview

Introduced:

Sep 28, 2016

Status:

Referred to Committee on Sep 28, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on September 28, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Devin Nunes

Representative for California's 22nd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 28, 2016
Length: 5 pages

Prognosis:

1% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

History

Sep 28, 2016
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 6271 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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