Text: H.R.4687 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (03/03/2016)


114th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 4687


To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide that temporary employees of the Department of Defense may compete for vacant permanent positions under internal merit promotion procedures, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 3, 2016

Mr. Mullin (for himself and Mr. Russell) 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 provide that temporary employees of the Department of Defense may compete for vacant permanent positions under internal merit promotion procedures, and for other purposes.

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 “DOD Workforce Flexibility Act of 2016”.

SEC. 2. Personnel flexibilities relating to the Department of Defense.

(a) In general.—Chapter 96 of title 5, United States Code, is amended as follows:

(1) In section 9601(1)—

(A) in the matter before subparagraph (A), by striking “land management agency” and inserting “covered agency”;

(B) at the end of subparagraph (E), by striking “and”; and

(C) by adding at the end the following:

“(G) the Department of Defense; and”.

(2) In section 9602, by striking “land management agency” in each instance it appears and inserting “covered agency”.

(b) Technical and clerical amendments.—

(1) TECHNICAL AMENDMENT.—The heading of chapter 96 of title 5, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following: “and the Department of Defense”.

(2) CLERICAL AMENDMENT.—The analysis for part III of title 5, United States Code, is amended by striking the item relating to chapter 96 and inserting the following:


“96. Personnel flexibilities relating to land management agencies and the Department of Defense.”.