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H.R. 6599: To modify the application of temporary limited appointment regulations to the National Park Service, and for other purposes.

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Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 6599 would allow the Director of the National Park Service to modify regulations related to the hiring of temporary seasonal workers for the National Park Service.

Thousands of temporary National Park Service (NPS) employees are hired to assist permanent staff at park sites and offices, including park rangers, firefighters, trail crews, fee collectors, and law enforcement officers. Many NPS temporary employees will return to work at the same park for many seasons. Under current government-wide regulations (5 C.F.R. 316-401-402), temporary seasonal employees can be rehired at ...

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Steve Knight

Sponsor. Representative for California's 25th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 26, 2018
Length: 2 pages
Introduced:

Jul 26, 2018

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Sep 25, 2018

This bill passed in the House on September 25, 2018 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

This bill is scheduled for the following committee meetings:
Dec 12, 2018 10 a.m. — Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources: Subcommittee on National Parks

Prognosis:

46% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jul 26, 2018
 
Introduced

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Sep 5, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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Sep 21, 2018
 
On House Schedule

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Sep 25, 2018
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Sep 25, 2018
 
Reported by House Committee on Natural Resources

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Dec 12, 2018
 
Considered by National Parks

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 6599 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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