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H.R. 4527: Military Retiree Employment Act

Title: Military Retiree Employment Act

Introduced: Feb 10, 2016 (114th Congress)

Sponsor: Rep. Derek Kilmer [D-WA6]

Status: Referred to Committee - Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.

Summary: Military Retiree Employment Act This bill permits, for a specified five-year period, retired members of the Armed Forces to be appointed to civil service positions in or under the Department of Defense (DOD) during the first 180 days after retirement without meeting current requirements regarding: (1) appointment authorization, (2) basic pay increase, or (3) existence of a state of national emergency. The Office of Personnel Management shall establish an oversight plan to monitor such appointments. DOD shall ensure that every DOD employee is informed, within one calendar day, of the publication of a vacancy within that employee's office that requires qualifications related to the employee's current duties. DOD shall ensure for 10 years that each employee who is a veteran and who is newly hired or appointed to a DOD position shall be informed of the effect of certain DOD guidelines for reduction in force protection.


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