S.1865 - A bill to provide temporary direct hire authority for certain emergency response positions.115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Rubio, Marco [R-FL] (Introduced 09/26/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 09/26/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1865 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (09/26/2017)
This bill provides temporary authority for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to appoint candidates directly to certain emergency response positions, in response to a critical hiring need.
HHS must first provide public notice. It may appoint candidates without regard to certain requirements of the competitive rating and ranking process (e.g., application of veterans' preference points).