S.2391 - A bill to repeal the prohibitions against political recommendations relating to Federal employment, and for other purposes.103rd Congress (1993-1994)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Simon, Paul [D-IL] (Introduced 08/15/1994)|
|Committees:||Senate - Governmental Affairs|
|Latest Action:||08/15/1994 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Governmental Affairs.|
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Summary: S.2391 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (08/15/1994)
Amends Federal law pertaining to the Federal civil service (Hatch Act) to repeal the prohibition against oral or written recommendations by Members of Congress on behalf of job applicants.
Requires such recommendations to: (1) be based on personal knowledge or applicant records; and (2) consist of an evaluation of work performance, ability, aptitude, or general qualifications, as well as of character, loyalty, or suitability.