H.R.85: To create the Office of Chief Financial Officer of the Government of the Virgin Islands, and for other purposes.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about government operations and politics
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Sponsor Donna M.C. Christensen, D-Virgin Islands
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced Jan. 3, 2013
Latest Major Action June 17, 2013
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Bill Summary

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Requires the Governor of the Virgin Islands to appoint a Chief Financial Officer, with the advice and consent of the Legislature of the Virgin Islands, from a list required by this Act. States that, if the Legislature has not confirmed a nominee within 90 days, the Governor shall appoint an Acting Chief Financial Officer until the Legislature consents to a Chief Financial Officer. Requires the Virgin Islands Chief Financial Officer Search Commission to appoint an Acting Chief Financial Officer from the list, until a Chief Financial Officer is appointed, if one has not been appointed within 180 days. Requires any Acting Chief Financial Officer serving in that capacity for 180 consecutive days to become the Chief Financial Officer.

Sets forth the Chief Financial Officer's duties.

Directs the Board of Elections of the Virgin Islands, as part of the...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 17, 2013 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 78.
June 17, 2013 Reported by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-110.
April 24, 2013 Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
April 24, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
April 24, 2013 Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs Discharged.
Jan. 31, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs.
Jan. 3, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.