H. R. 1011
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
February 13, 2017
Mr. Burgess introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce
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.
This Act may be cited as the
Health and Human Services Hiree Clarification Act.
Employment of special consultants and fellows for the Public Health Service
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..
Section 207(h) of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 209(h)) is amended—
subsection (f) and inserting
subsection (g); and
subsection (e) and inserting
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.