Executive Branch Temporary Appointments

Committee members heard testimony from other senators on greater enforcement of the Vacancies Act, which was last amended in 1988. The act… read more

Committee members heard testimony from other senators on greater enforcement of the Vacancies Act, which was last amended in 1988. The act requires temporary executive branch appointments to serve for 120 days, after which they must be submitted to the Senate for confirmation. Witnesses outlined how their bills would help enforce this law, Department of Justice officials testified about why the department feels the law does not apply to it and three legal experts provided their interpretations of the law. close

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Executive Branch Temporary Appointments

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Program ID:
102280-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 18, 1998
Last Aired:
Mar 22, 1998

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  • Mar 18, 1998 | 8:24pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 19, 1998 | 3:27am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 20, 1998 | 1:43pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 22, 1998 | 4:10am EST | C-SPAN 1
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