H.R. 5799 (98th): A bill to amend title 5, United States Code, to establish certain requirements for the procurement by contract of certain services that are reserved for performance by preference eligibles in the competitive service.


Jun 7, 1984
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 30, 1984 but was never passed by the Senate.


Donald Albosta

Representative for Michigan's 10th congressional district


About the bill

Summary (CRS)

7/30/1984--Passed House amended.(Measure passed House, amended) Prohibits a Federal agency from procuring by contract any services performed by Federal employees in the competitive service positions of guards, elevator operators, messengers, ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 7, 1984

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 27, 1984
Reported by Committee

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Jul 30, 1984
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5799”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


47 cosponsors (32D, 15R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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