Full Committee Meeting

Markup Date: October 9, 2015 10:00 am
S. 1629, the District of Columbia Courts, Public Defender Service, and Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency Act of 2015 (Sen. Johnson, R-WI) Link
H.R. 10, the Scholarships for Opportunity and Results Reauthorization Act (Rep. Boehner, R-OH)

Reauthorizes for five years the DC Opportunity Scholarship Program (DC OSP). The DC OSP provides low-income parents of students in the District of Columbia with scholarships for tuition, fees, and transportation expenses to attend a private school of their choice. 

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Amendment Amendment to H.R. 10 Offered by Mr. Meadows Failed
Amendment Manager's Amendment Failed
H.R. 3231, the Federal Intern Protection Act of 2015 (Rep. Cummings, D-MD)

Protects unpaid interns in the federal government against workplace harassment and discrimination, extending the same protections to unpaid interns that are provided to federal employees.

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Amendment Rep. Cummings Amendment
H.R. 2347, the Federal Advisory Committee Act Amendments of 2015 (Rep. Clay, D-MO)

Ensures federal advisory committees are transparent and accessible; ensures all committee meetings are objective, records are available to the public, and membership is balanced in viewpoints and functions. 

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S. 1172, the Edward “Ted” Kaufman and Michael Leavitt Presidential Transitions Improvements Act of 2015 (Sen. Carper, D-DE)

Enhances the executive branch’s preparation for a Presidential transition; directs the President to appoint a “Federal Transition Coordinator” to oversee transition planning and serve as a liaison to candidates, and a “White House Transition Coordinating Council” to provide guidance to the Coordinator. 

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S. 1576, the Representative Payee Fraud Prevention Act of 2015 (Sen. Lankford, R-OK)

Protects against embezzlement or conversion of federal retirement benefits by individuals authorized to receive such benefits (representative payees).

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S. 1580, the Competitive Service Act of 2015 (Sen. Tester, D-MT)

Expedites the federal hiring process by allowing agencies to share their assessments of job applicants. 

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H.R. 136, To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1103 USPS Building 1103 in Camp Pendleton, California, as the “Camp Pendleton Medal of Honor Post Office” (Rep. Issa, R-CA) Link
H.R. 2928, To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 201 B Street in Perryville, Arkansas, as the “Harold George Bennett Post Office” (Rep. Hill, R-AR) Link
H.R. 3082, To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 5919 Chef Menteur Highway in New Orleans, Louisiana, as the "Daryle Holloway Post Office Building" (Rep. Richmond, D-LA) Link
H.R. 3274, To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4567 Rockbridge Road in Pine Lake, Georgia, as the "Francis Manuel Ortega Post Office" (Rep. Johnson, D-GA) Link
H.R. 3601, To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 7715 Post Road, North Kingstown, Rhode Island, as the "Melvoid J. Benson Post Office Building" (Rep. Langevin, D-RI) Link
S. 1596, To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2082 Stringtown Road in Grove City, Ohio, as the "Specialist Joseph W. Riley Post Office Building" (Sen. Portman, R-OH) Link
S. 1826, To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 99 West 2nd Street in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, as the Lieutenant Colonel James "Maggie" Megellas Post Office (Sen. Johnson, R-WI) Passed Unanimous Link

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