Tag: Proposed Legislation
Should the TSA cover more than just airline travel? Some in the Senate think that it should and have introduced legislation to expand the agency to cover all forms of public transportation.
Congress has introduced several bills recently that are designed to encourage federal employees to use ride sharing services such as Uber when traveling or commuting.
A bill recently introduced in the House of Representatives would limit the amount of time federal employees have to appeal adverse actions. Ironically however, another House bill introduced at the same time would help strengthen protections for whistleblowers.
A bill introduced in the Senate this week would offer incentives to expand federal hiring in remote areas in which federal agencies are facing challenges to hire employees to fill job vacancies.
Companion legislation has been introduced in the Senate to accompany a House bill that would expedite the removal process of VA employees for poor performance or misconduct.
Legislation has been introduced in the Senate that would prohibit all State Department officials from using private email accounts and servers to handle sensitive and classified information going forward.
An appropriations bill passed by the House contains an amendment that would ban performance bonus payments for many senior executives. The Senior Executives Association is confident the prohibition against bonuses will be removed before being signed into law.
A major funding bill has passed the House for 2017. By not addressing a federal pay raise for most federal employees, the likelihood increases for implementing the largest federal pay raise since 2010, but the bill would also block bonuses for many in the Senior Executive Service.