skip to main content

S. 1888 (115th): Voluntary Separation Incentive Payment Adjustment Act of 2017’

Call or Write Congress

A bill to amend title 5, United States Code, to increase the maximum amount of a Voluntary Separation Incentive Payment and to include an annual adjustment in accordance with the Consumer Price Index.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

James Lankford

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Oklahoma. Republican.

Read Text »
Last Updated: Sep 4, 2018
Length: 8 pages
Introduced
Sep 28, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 4, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

Source

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Senator Lankford Federal Workforce Improvement Bills Pass Committee
    — Sen. James Lankford [R-OK] (Sponsor) on Oct 4, 2017

MEDIA ADVISORY: Committee to Markup Senator Lankfords Federal Workforce Bills TOMORROW
    — Sen. James Lankford [R-OK] (Sponsor) on Oct 3, 2017

More statements at ProPublica Represent...

What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 1888 will add $1 billion in new spending through 2028.
R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 1888 will add $1 billion in new spending through 2028.

History

Sep 28, 2017
 
Introduced

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

Oct 4, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Sep 4, 2018
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

S. 1888 (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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1888. This is the one from the 115th Congress.

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

How to cite this information.

We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:

“S. 1888 — 115th Congress: Voluntary Separation Incentive Payment Adjustment Act of 2017’.” www.GovTrack.us. 2017. September 19, 2021 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/s1888>

Where is this information from?

GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.