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H.R. 2772: SEA Act

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 2772 requires the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to personally approve of a reassignment of VA’s approximately 350 Senior Executive Service (SES) employees and submit a semiannual report to congress identifying those employees who were reassigned and the costs associated with this reassignment.

SES employees serve in key positions just below the top presidential appointees and are a major link between appointees and the rest of the federal workforce. These positions include most managerial, supervisory, and policy positions classified above General Schedule grade 15 or equivalent positions ...

Sponsor and status

Scott Taylor

Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 31, 2017
Length: 3 pages
Introduced:

Jun 6, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Jul 28, 2017

This bill passed in the House on July 28, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis:

22% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jun 6, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jun 29, 2017
 
Considered by Economic Opportunity

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jul 12, 2017
 
Considered by Economic Opportunity

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jul 19, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jul 24, 2017
 
Reported by House Committee on Veterans' Affairs

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Jul 28, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 2772 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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