IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
July 18, 2019
Mr. Lankford (for himself, Mr. Peters, and Ms. Sinema) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
To amend section 3116 of title 5, United States Code, to clarify the applicability of the appointment limitations for students appointed under the expedited hiring authority for post-secondary students.
Clarification of limitation on expedited hiring authority for post-secondary students
Section 3116(d)(1) of title 5, United States Code, is amended to read as follows:
Except as provided in paragraph (2), the total number of students that the head of an agency may appoint under this section during a fiscal year may not exceed the number equal to 15 percent of the number of students that the agency head appointed during the previous fiscal year to a position at the GS–11 level, or an equivalent level, or below.