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New Vacancies Act [electronic resource] : Congress Acts to Protect the Senate's Confirmation Prerogative.

Author/Creator:
Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
Publication:
[S.l] : [publisher not identified], 1998.
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Government document
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1 online resource (27 pages) : digital, PDF file
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Subjects:
United States. Congress -- Committees.
Administrative agencies.
Executive-legislative relations.
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Summary:
Covers legislative and administrative events that precipitated complete revision of the Vacancies Act of 1868. Evaluates substantiality of Department of Justice legal position on Vacancies Act compliance for certain executive departments or agencies, and Congressional response. Reviews P.L. 105-277, the Federal Vacancies Reform Act of 1998, which provides exclusive vehicle for temporarily filling vacant advice and consent positions and prevents undue delay in the Presidential submission of nominees for Senate consideration.
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CRS Report.
Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed July 2010). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
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Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. New Vacancies Act
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