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H.R. 6391: Merit Systems Protection Board Reauthorization Act of 2018

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To reauthorize and modify the authority of the Merit Systems Protection Board, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations, which set overall spending limits by agency or program, and authorizations, which direct how federal funds should (or should not) be used. Appropriation and authorization provisions are typically made for single fiscal years. A reauthorization bill like this one renews the authorizations of an expiring law.

Sponsor and status

Jody Hice

Sponsor. Representative for Georgia's 10th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 16, 2018
Length: 9 pages
Introduced:

Jul 16, 2018

Status:

Ordered Reported on Jul 17, 2018

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on July 17, 2018.

Prognosis:

18% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 6391 will add $231 million in new spending through 2023.

History

Jul 16, 2018
 
Introduced

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Jul 17, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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Passed House

 
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Signed by the President

H.R. 6391 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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