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 >
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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 5799” means this is a House of Representatives 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.

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Jun 7, 1984
Reported by Committee
Jun 27, 1984
Passed House
Jul 30, 1984
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.


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

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There have been no votes related to this bill.

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