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Public Law No: 115-42 (06/27/2017)

 
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Public Law 115-42
115th Congress

                                 An Act


 
  To amend section 1214 of title 5, United States Code, to provide for 
 stays during a period that the Merit Systems Protection Board lacks a 
              quorum. <<NOTE: June 27, 2017 -  [S. 1083]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. STAYS BY MSPB DURING PERIODS WITH NO QUORUM.

    Section 1214(b)(1)(B) of title 5, United States Code, is amended--
            (1) by inserting ``(i)'' before ``The Board may''; and
            (2) by adding at the end the following:

    ``(ii) If the Board lacks the number of members appointed under 
section 1201 required to constitute a quorum, any remaining member of 
the Board who was appointed, by and with the advice and consent of the 
Senate, may, upon request by the Special Counsel, extend the period of 
any stay granted under subparagraph (A).''.

    Approved June 27, 2017.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--S. 1083:
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CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 163 (2017):
            May 11, considered and passed Senate.
            May 25, considered and passed House, amended.
            June 14, Senate concurred in House amendment.

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