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S. 1083 (115th): A bill to amend section 1214 of title 5, United States Code, to provide for stays during a period that the Merit Systems Protection Board lacks a quorum.


The text of the bill below is as of Jun 15, 2017 (Passed Congress).

Summary of this bill


One Hundred Fifteenth Congress of the United States of America

1st Session

S. 1083

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

AN ACT

To amend section 1214 of title 5, United States Code, to provide for stays during a period that the Merit Systems Protection Board lacks a quorum.

1.

Stays by MSPB during periods with no quorum

Section 1214(b)(1)(B) of title 5, United States Code, is amended—

(1)

by inserting (i) before The Board may; and

(2)

by adding at the end the following:

(ii)

If the Board lacks the number of members appointed under section 1201 required to constitute a quorum, any remaining member of the Board who was appointed, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, may, upon request by the Special Counsel, extend the period of any stay granted under subparagraph (A).

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Speaker of the House of Representatives

Vice President of the United States and President of the Senate