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Public Law 115-364
115th Congress

                                 An Act


 
  To amend title 5, United States Code, to clarify the sources of the 
   authority to issue regulations regarding certifications and other 
   criteria applicable to legislative branch employees under Wounded 
   Warriors Federal Leave Act. <<NOTE: Dec. 21, 2018 -  [H.R. 6160]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. CLARIFICATION OF SOURCES OF AUTHORITY TO ISSUE 
                              REGULATIONS REGARDING CERTIFICATIONS 
                              AND OTHER CRITERIA APPLICABLE TO 
                              LEGISLATIVE BRANCH EMPLOYEES UNDER 
                              WOUNDED WARRIORS FEDERAL LEAVE ACT.

    (a) In General.--Section 6329(c) of title 5, United States Code, is 
amended--
            (1) by striking ``In order'' and inserting ``(1) In order''; 
        and
            (2) by adding at the end the following new paragraph:

    ``(2) In the case of an employee of an office of the legislative 
branch, the certification described in paragraph (1) shall be 
prescribed--
            ``(A) in the case of an employee of the House of 
        Representatives, by the Committee on House Administration of the 
        House of Representatives;
            ``(B) in the case of an employee of the Senate, by the 
        Committee on Rules and Administration of the Senate; or
            ``(C) in the case of an employee of any other office of the 
        legislative branch, by the head of the office.''.

    (b) <<NOTE: Deadline. 5 USC 6329 note.>>  Regulations.--Not later 
than 9 months after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Committee 
on House Administration of the House of Representatives, the Committee 
on Rules and Administration of the Senate, and the head of each other 
office of the legislative branch shall prescribe regulations governing 
the application of section 6329 of title 5, United States Code, 
including the certification requirement under subsection (c) of such 
section, to employees of the House of Representatives, employees of the 
Senate, and employees of such office, respectively.

    Approved December 21, 2018.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 6160:
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CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 164 (2018):
            June 28, considered and passed House.
            Dec. 13, considered and passed Senate.

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