The Federal Vacancies Reform Act and Implications for Presidential Transitions

The Federal Vacancies Reform Act and Implications for Presidential Transitions

From: Teleforum
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The Federal Vacancies Reform Act (FVRA) is a federal statute permitting the President to appoint acting officials to fill vacancies that arise within federal departments and agencies when certain conditions are met. Last amended in 1998, the law represents a compromise of sorts between the Legislative and Executive branches, which share power regarding the appointment and confirmation of many federal officers. The FVRA’s use in recent years to fill vacancies within the Departments of Justice ... See More

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