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H.R. 6391 (115th): 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.

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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
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 17, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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Rep. Hice Introduces Bill to Reform Civil Service Appeals, Legislation Advances Committee
    — Rep. Jody Hice [R-GA10] (Sponsor) on Jul 18, 2018

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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
 
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H.R. 6391 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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