S.1886 - Temporary and Term Appointments Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Lankford, James [R-OK] (Introduced 09/28/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs|
|Committee Reports:||S. Rept. 115-189|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 12/01/2017 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 271. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1886 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (09/28/2017)
Temporary and Term Appointments Act of 2017
This bill authorizes a federal agency to make a temporary appointment (for a period of less than one year) or term appointment (for a period of less than five years) to a position in the competitive service when the need for the services of the employee is not permanent. An agency may extend: (1) a temporary appointment for a period of not more than two years, and (2) a term appointment for a period of not more than five years.
The bill also authorizes an agency to make a noncompetitive temporary appointment or a noncompetitive term appointment for a period of not more than 18 months when a critical hiring need exists. The appointment may not be extended.