H.R. 39: TALENT Act of 2017

To amend title 5, United States Code, to codify the Presidential Innovation Fellows Program, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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Jan 3, 2017


Passed House & Senate on Jan 17, 2017

This bill was passed by Congress on January 17, 2017 and goes to the President next.


Kevin McCarthy

Representative for California's 23rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 21, 2017
Length: 3 pages


95% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)


Jan 3, 2017

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Jan 5, 2017
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Jan 11, 2017
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Jan 17, 2017
Passed Senate

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.

Signed by the President

H.R. 39 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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