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Introduced in Senate (07/17/2013)


113th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 1312

To amend title 5, United States Code, to limit the circumstances in which official time may be used by a Federal employee.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
July 17, 2013

Mr. Coburn (for himself, Mr. Alexander, Mr. Barrasso, Mr. Burr, Mr. Cornyn, Mr. Enzi, Mr. Inhofe, Mr. Isakson, Mr. Lee, Mr. Portman, Mr. Risch, Mr. Rubio, Mr. Thune, Mr. Vitter, and Mr. Johnson of Wisconsin) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs


A BILL

To amend title 5, United States Code, to limit the circumstances in which official time may be used by a Federal employee.

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 “Federal Employee Accountability Act of 2013”.

SEC. 2. Repeal of certain provisions relating to official time.

Section 7131 of title 5, United States Code, is amended—

(1) by striking subsections (a) and (c);

(2) by redesignating subsections (b) and (d) as subsections (a) and (b), respectively; and

(3) in subsection (b) (as so redesignated by paragraph (2)), by striking “Except as provided in the preceding subsections of this section—” and inserting “Except as provided in subsection (a)—”.