Text: H.R.4410 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (12/19/2009)


111th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 4410


To amend title 31, United States Code, to require that a vacancy in the position of Comptroller General be filled only by an individual who is a licensed certified public accountant and who meets other qualification requirements.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

December 19, 2009

Mr. Peterson (for himself and Mr. Conaway) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform


A BILL

To amend title 31, United States Code, to require that a vacancy in the position of Comptroller General be filled only by an individual who is a licensed certified public accountant and who meets other qualification requirements.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Requirement for Comptroller General to be certified public accountant and have certain other qualifications.

Section 703 of title 31, United States Code, is amended by inserting at the end of subsection (a) the following new paragraph:

“(4) An individual shall be eligible to be recommended under paragraph (3) to fill a vacancy in the office of Comptroller General if the individual—

“(A) is licensed or certified as a certified public accountant in a State, the District of Columbia, or a territory of the United States;

“(B) has significant management experience, including experience in Government service;

“(C) has significant Government auditing and accounting experience;

“(D) has a post-graduate degree;

“(E) has a professional accreditation issued by a professional association; and

“(F) has such other qualifications as the commission described in paragraph (2) may establish.”.