Text: H.R.1658 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (03/26/2015)


114th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 1658


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


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 26, 2015

Mr. Jody B. Hice of Georgia (for himself, Mr. Gosar, Mr. Long, Mr. McClintock, Mr. Sam Johnson of Texas, Mr. Pittenger, Mr. Franks of Arizona, Mr. Hensarling, Mrs. Hartzler, Mr. Ross, Mr. Latta, Mr. Grothman, Mr. Weber of Texas, and Mr. Salmon) 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 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 2015”.

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)—”.