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S. 1865 (115th): A bill to provide temporary direct hire authority for certain emergency response positions.

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Marco Rubio

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Florida. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 26, 2017
Length: 2 pages
Sep 26, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 26, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


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Sep 26, 2017

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

S. 1865 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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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