H.R.657: Follow the Rules Act

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June 18, 2017 10th

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(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on March 29, 2017. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Follow the Rules Act (Sec. 2) This bill extends the prohibition against a person taking, failing to take, or threatening to take or fail to take a personnel action against any employee or applicant for employment for refusing to obey an order that would require the individual to violate a law to personnel...

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Date Description
June 14, 2017

Became Public Law No: 115-40.

June 14, 2017

Signed by President.

June 2, 2017
Presented to President.
May 26, 2017
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
May 25, 2017

Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.

May 25, 2017

Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs discharged by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3226-3227)

May 2, 2017
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
May 1, 2017
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
May 1, 2017

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 407 - 0 (Roll no. 239). (text: CR H2983)

May 1, 2017
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H2989)
May 1, 2017
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
May 1, 2017
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 657.
May 1, 2017
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H2983-2984)
May 1, 2017
Mr. Comer moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
March 29, 2017
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 38.
March 29, 2017
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. H. Rept. 115-67.
Feb. 2, 2017
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
Feb. 2, 2017
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Jan. 24, 2017
Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
Jan. 24, 2017

Introduced in the House by Sean Duffy (R-Wis.)

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