The last bill President Obama signed was H.R. 39, the Tested Ability to Leverage Exceptional National Talent Act, or the TALENT Act. It is now Public Law 115–1. What the law does President Obama launched the Presidential Innovation Fellows Program in 2012, to recruit private sector software engineers, designers and others into the public sector for 12-month stints to improve ... Continue reading »
Jan 3, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 20, 2017
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 20, 2017.
Representative for California's 23rd congressional district
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Last Updated: Jan 21, 2017
Length: 3 pages
Earlier Version — Passed House
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5658 (114th).
This is the first step in the legislative process.
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
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.
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
H.R. 39 is a bill in the United States Congress.
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Civic Impulse. (2017). H.R. 39 — 115th Congress: TALENT Act of 2017. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/hr39
“H.R. 39 — 115th Congress: TALENT Act of 2017.” www.GovTrack.us. 2017. May 28, 2017 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/hr39>
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