S.886 - A bill to ratify otherwise legal appointments and promotions in the commissioned corps of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration that failed to be submitted to the Senate for its advice and consent as required by law, and for other purposes.108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Sen. McCain, John [R-AZ] (Introduced 04/10/2003)|
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation | House - Resources|
|Committee Reports:||S. Rept. 108-58|
|Latest Action:||House - 07/16/2003 Executive Comment Requested from Commerce. (All Actions)|
|Notes:||For further action, see H.R. 2584, which became Public Law 108-219 on 4/13/2004.|
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Summary: S.886 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate without amendment (07/10/2003)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Ratifies and approves all action in the line of duty by, and all Federal agency actions in relation to, a de facto officer of the commissioned corps of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration who was appointed or promoted to that office without Presidential action and without the advice and consent of the Senate.
Authorizes the President to appoint or promote such a de facto officer as a corps officer for a period ending not later than180 days after enactment of this Act, without change in the grade currently occupied in a de facto capacity.