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H.R.461: To amend title 5, United States Code, to increase the maximum age limit for an original appointment to a position as a Federal law enforcement officer in the case of any individual who has been discharged or released from active duty in the Armed Forces under honorable conditions, and for other purposes.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about government operations and politics
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Sponsor Rob Bishop, R-Utah
Total Cosponsors 3 (1 Democrat, 2 Republicans)
Introduced Feb. 4, 2013
Latest Major Action Feb. 4, 2013
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Bill Summary

Sets a maximum age limit of 40 years for an original appointment to a position as a federal law enforcement officer in the case of individuals who have been discharged or released from active duty in the Armed Forces under honorable conditions. Increases the age at which such an individual must be separated from service as an officer to 60 years of age, with an authorized exemption until age 63.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 4, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.