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- GOVERNMENT REFORM PACKAGE PASSES HOUSE; UNLIKELY TO BECOME LAW - July 7, 2016
House Passes Package of Federal Employee Rights Changes
By Charles S. Clark, Government Executive
Just after Midnight Wednesday, the Republican-controlled House passed a package of seven bills aimed at holding federal employees accountable for poor performance or misconduct. The largely party-line vote was 241-181.
The Government Reform and Improvement Act (H.R. 4361), originally sponsored by Rep. Gary Palmer, R-Ala., would ease the suspension or firing of federal senior executives, crack down on employees who watch pornography, and require tracking of “official time” used by union leaders.
President Obama has threatened a veto.
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