US HB393 | 2017-2018 | 115th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 10 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2017-01-12 - Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 34 - 28.
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

To provide for an exception to a limitation against appointment of persons as Secretary of Defense within seven years of relief from active duty as a regular commissioned officer of the Armed Forces. This bill allows the first person, and only such person, appointed as Secretary of Defense after the enactment of this bill to be a person who is, on the date of appointment, at least three years after relief from active duty as a commissioned officer of a regular component of the Armed Forces. (Under current law, an individual may not be appointed as Secretary of Defense within seven years after relief from such active duty.)

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Title

To provide for an exception to a limitation against appointment of persons as Secretary of Defense within seven years of relief from active duty as a regular commissioned officer of the Armed Forces.

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History

DateChamberAction
2017-01-12HouseOrdered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 34 - 28.
2017-01-12HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
2017-01-10HouseReferred to the House Committee on Armed Services.
2017-01-10HouseIntroduced in House

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