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 07, 1984 (98th Congress, 1983–1984)
Died (Passed House)
Donald Albosta
Representative for Michigan's 10th congressional district

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.

Introduced Jun 07, 1984
Referred to Committee Jun 07, 1984
Reported by Committee Jun 27, 1984
Passed House Jul 30, 1984

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

House Post Office and Civil Service

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

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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, and custodians if such procurement would:
(1) cause the involuntary separation of a preference eligible from any such position; or
(2) preclude the performance of any such service by a qualified preference eligible.
Provides that neither an involuntary reassignment within the same agency nor an involuntary separation to another agency shall be considered to be an involuntary separation if such reassignment or transfer is to a vacant position which is the same type of position, at the same or higher pay, and within the same commuting area and for which the preference eligible is qualified.
Allows the procurement of such services by contract:
(1) when qualified preference eligibles are not available; and
(2) for positions held by employees other than preference eligibles.
Requires that any such procurement be conducted in accordance with applicable Federal procurement laws, including specified provisions requiring certain procurements of services from qualified nonprofit agencies for the blind and for other severely handicapped.

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