Senate Bill 4812
116th Congress(2019-2020)
Hire To Secure our Nation Act of 2020
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Oct 20, 2020
Overview
Text
Sponsor
Introduced
Oct 20, 2020
Latest Action
Oct 20, 2020
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
4812
Congress
116
Policy Area
Government Operations and Politics
Government Operations and Politics
Primary focus of measure is government administration, including agency organization, contracting, facilities and property, information management and services; rulemaking and administrative law; elections and political activities; government employees and officials; Presidents; ethics and public participation; postal service. Measures concerning agency appropriations and the budget process may fall under Economics and Public Finance policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Indiana
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Hire To Secure our Nation Act of 2020

This bill provides temporary direct-hire authority to the Department of Defense and the Department of State for positions that require expertise on Iran, China, or Russia, and for related linguist positions, in the competitive service. The bill also establishes a fellowship program in these agencies to recruit experienced professionals, particularly those with foreign language skills or cybersecurity expertise, for positions relating to national security.

Text (1)
October 20, 2020
Actions (2)
10/20/2020
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
10/20/2020
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Oct 21, 2020 9:12:17 AM
Updated
Feb 10, 2021 5:45:39 AM