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H.R. 6956 - Intern Opportunity Act

Introduced: 2018-09-27
Bill Status: Referred to the House Committee on House Administration.
 
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115th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 6956


    To permit the office of a Member of the House of Representatives to employ up to 4 paid interns under the office’s Members’ Representational Allowance without affecting the number of other employees whom the office may employ under such Allowance.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

September 27, 2018

    Mr. Peters (for himself, Mr. Bacon, Mr. Valadao, Mr. Kilmer, Mr. Welch, Mr. Crist, Mr. Panetta, Ms. Bonamici, Mr. Aguilar, Mr. Scott of Virginia, Mr. Evans, Ms. Tsongas, Mr. Beyer, Mr. Lawson of Florida, Mr. Veasey, Mr. Deutch, and Mr. Khanna) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on House Administration


A BILL

    To permit the office of a Member of the House of Representatives to employ up to 4 paid interns under the office’s Members’ Representational Allowance without affecting the number of other employees whom the office may employ under such Allowance.

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 “Intern Opportunity Act”.

SEC. 2. Permitting use of Members’ Representational Allowance to employ up to 4 paid interns without affecting number of other employees.

(a) In general.—Section 104(a) of the House of Representatives Administrative Reform Technical Corrections Act (2 U.S.C. 5321(a)) is amended—

(1) by striking “not more than 18 permanent employees and” and inserting “not more than 18 permanent employees, not more than 4 interns, and”; and

(2) by striking paragraph (1) and redesignating paragraphs (2) through (5) as paragraphs (1) through (4).

(b) Effective date.—The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply with respect to fiscal year 2018 and each succeeding fiscal year.


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