Text: S.1312 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)

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[Congressional Bills 113th Congress]
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[S. 1312 Introduced in Senate (IS)]

113th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                S. 1312

  To amend title 5, United States Code, to limit the circumstances in 
         which official time may be used by a Federal employee.


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                   IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

                             July 17, 2013

  Mr. Coburn (for himself, Mr. Alexander, Mr. Barrasso, Mr. Burr, Mr. 
 Cornyn, Mr. Enzi, Mr. Inhofe, Mr. Isakson, Mr. Lee, Mr. Portman, Mr. 
Risch, Mr. Rubio, Mr. Thune, Mr. Vitter, and Mr. Johnson of Wisconsin) 
introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the 
        Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

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                                 A BILL


 
  To amend title 5, United States Code, to limit the circumstances in 
         which official time may be used by a Federal employee.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Federal Employee Accountability Act 
of 2013''.

SEC. 2. REPEAL OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS RELATING TO OFFICIAL TIME.

    Section 7131 of title 5, United States Code, is amended--
            (1) by striking subsections (a) and (c);
            (2) by redesignating subsections (b) and (d) as subsections 
        (a) and (b), respectively; and
            (3) in subsection (b) (as so redesignated by paragraph 
        (2)), by striking ``Except as provided in the preceding 
        subsections of this section--'' and inserting ``Except as 
        provided in subsection (a)--''.
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