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S. 2115: A bill to amend title 5, United States Code, to modify the period after retirement for authority of the Department of Defense to appoint retired members of the armed forces to positions within the Department after retirement.

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How long, if at all, should recently-retired members of the armed forces be forced to wait before starting a civilian job with the Department of Defense?

Context

More than 732,000 civilians work for the Department of Defense. The military lists more than 20 categories these people work in, including everything from procurement to research, education to technology.

Since 1964, federal law had required armed forces members to wait for a 180-day period after retirement before they could begin a civilian job with the department. However, that rule was waived ...

Sponsor and status

James Lankford

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Oklahoma. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 15, 2019
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
Jul 15, 2019
Status

Introduced on Jul 15, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on July 15, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis
1% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

Jul 15, 2019
 
Introduced

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Passed Committee

 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 2115 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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