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H.R. 3500 (115th): Ensuring Integrity in the IRS Workforce Act of 2018


The text of the bill below is as of Jul 25, 2018 (Referred to Senate Committee). The bill was not enacted into law.


IIB

115th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 3500

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

July 25, 2018

Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance

AN ACT

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prohibit the Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service from rehiring any employee of the Internal Revenue Service who was involuntarily separated from service for misconduct.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Ensuring Integrity in the IRS Workforce Act of 2018.

2.

Prohibition on rehiring any employee of the Internal Revenue Service who was involuntarily separated from service for misconduct

(a)

In general

Section 7804 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection:

(d)

Prohibition on rehiring employees involuntarily separated

The Commissioner may not hire any individual previously employed by the Commissioner who was removed for misconduct under this subchapter or chapter 43 or chapter 75 of title 5, United States Code, or whose employment was terminated under section 1203 of the Internal Revenue Service Restructuring and Reform Act of 1998 (26 U.S.C. 7804 note).

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(b)

Effective date

The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply with respect to the hiring of employees after the date of the enactment of this Act.

3.

No additional funds authorized

No additional funds are authorized to carry out the requirements of this Act and the amendments made by this Act. Such requirements shall be carried out using amounts otherwise authorized.

Passed the House of Representatives July 24, 2018.

Karen L. Haas,

Clerk