S. 1580: Competitive Service Act of 2015

A bill to allow additional appointing authorities to select individuals from competitive service certificates.



Jun 16, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017


Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 18, 2016

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on March 18, 2016.


Pub.L. 114-137


Jon Tester

Senior Senator from Montana



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Last Updated: Mar 11, 2016
Length: 3 pages


Jun 16, 2015

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 24, 2015
Reported by Committee

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Sep 17, 2015
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 3, 2015
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by House Committee.

Feb 29, 2016
Passed House with Changes

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Mar 8, 2016
Senate Agreed to Changes

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.

Mar 18, 2016
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 1580 is 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.

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