Text: H.R.4364 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)

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112th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 4364


To amend title 5, United States Code, to specify further conditions under which payment for the services of a recess appointee may not be made from the Treasury.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 17, 2012

Mr. Issa (for himself, Mr. Lankford, Mr. Mica, Mr. Farenthold, Mr. Ross of Florida, Mr. McHenry, and Mr. Mack) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform


A BILL

To amend title 5, United States Code, to specify further conditions under which payment for the services of a recess appointee may not be made from the Treasury.

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

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Recess Appointment Restoration Act”.

SEC. 2. Amendment.

Section 5503 of title 5, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following:

“(c) (1) Payment for services may not be made from the Treasury of the United States to an individual appointed to fill a vacancy that is by law required to be filled by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, until the appointee has been confirmed by the Senate, unless the individual was appointed while the Senate was adjourned for at least 10 days.

“(2) For purposes of this subsection, a day of adjournment of the Senate is a day on which the Senate does not meet.”.