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S.261 Federal Employees' Compensation Reform Act of 2011, 112th Congress

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Official Bill Info

  • Latest Action: Jul 26, 2011 Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, the Federal Workforce, and the District of Columbia. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 112-246.

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  • Committee Assignment: Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

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  • Committee Assignment: Senate Committee on Government Operations - Oversight of Government Management

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  • 89% of users oppose S.261

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    89% of users on OpenCongress.org, a free, non-partisan resource, oppose S.261.
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    • United States Postal Service

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    Opposing Organizations

    • American Postal Workers Union

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      I know that the organization American Postal Workers Union opposes S.261
    • The National Treasury Employees Union

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      I know that the organization The National Treasury Employees Union opposes S.261

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    • Do you like dog or chicken fights? :: Passion Sport News - October 12, 2011 by admin - Bill Number: H.R. 137 & S. 261. Bill Status: Pending HSUS Position: Support Bill Sponsor(s): Reps. Elton Gallegly (R-CA), Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Roscoe Bartlett (R-MD) Sens. Maria Cantwell (D-WA), John Ensign ...

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      As noted by admin on October 12, 2011, "Bill Number: H.R. 137 & S. 261. Bill Status: Pending HSUS Position: Support Bill Sponsor(s): Reps. Elton Gallegly (R-CA), Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Roscoe Bartlett (R-MD) Sens. Maria Cantwell (D-WA), John Ensign ..." (http://www.followuptend.com/?p=8440)
    • Amid Financial Crisis, USPS Plans to Downsize; Withdraw from ... - August 15, 2011 by PJ Austin - Susan Collins (R-Maine) introduced S. 261, the Federal Employees' Compensation Reform Act, which would convert retirement eligible employees on workers compensation programs to retirement plans when they reach retirement ...

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      As noted by PJ Austin on August 15, 2011, "Susan Collins (R-Maine) introduced S. 261, the Federal Employees' Compensation Reform Act, which would convert retirement eligible employees on workers compensation programs to retirement plans when they reach retirement ..." (http://swineline.org/?p=5848)
    • Federal Workers' Compensation: Senate Committee Reviews ... - July 29, 2011 by Karen C. Yotis - Akaka expressed concern about S. 261, the Federal Employees' Compensation Reform Act, proposed by Senator Susan Collins (R-Maine) that would transfer disabled FECA recipients from FECA into the Federal retirement system ...

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      As noted by Karen C. Yotis on July 29, 2011, "Akaka expressed concern about S. 261, the Federal Employees' Compensation Reform Act, proposed by Senator Susan Collins (R-Maine) that would transfer disabled FECA recipients from FECA into the Federal retirement system ..." (http://www.lexisnexis.com/community/workerscompensationlaw/blogs/workerscompensationlawblog/archive/2011/07/29/federal-workers-compensation-senate-committee-reviews-legislative-proposals.aspx)

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    • MLB trade deadline: Dodgers’ aggressiveness raises bar in NL West - August 01, 2012 by Sporting News - LOS ANGELES—These guys aren’t messing around. When Guggenheim Baseball Management took over the Los Angeles Dodgers and spoke to the media in May, it said it was going to do whatever was necessary to return the storied franchise to perennial ...

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      As noted by Sporting News on August 01, 2012, "LOS ANGELES—These guys aren’t messing around. When Guggenheim Baseball Management took over the Los Angeles Dodgers and spoke to the media in May, it said it was going to do whatever was necessary to return the storied franchise to perennial ..." (http://aol.sportingnews.com/mlb/story/2012-07-31/mlb-trade-deadline-shane-victorino-hanley-ramirez-los-angeles-dodgers)
    • Scout: Ichiro will be better with Yanks - July 24, 2012 by ESPN - There are two ways to look at Ichiro Suzuki's .261 batting average and .288 on-base percentage. The negative view is that age -- he is 38 -- has decayed his skills to where he hits for little power or anything else, while still playing very good ...

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      As noted by ESPN on July 24, 2012, "There are two ways to look at Ichiro Suzuki's .261 batting average and .288 on-base percentage. The negative view is that age -- he is 38 -- has decayed his skills to where he hits for little power or anything else, while still playing very good ..." (http://espn.go.com/blog/new-york/yankees/post/_/id/40412/scouts-take-ichiro-will-be-better-with-yanks)
    • TMF World Energy Map: North America - June 29, 2012 by Motley Fool - It ranks fourth in the world in coal exports; Canada is seventh. U.S. coal reserves are vast. At the current rate of use, the country's 261 billion tons of coal reserves could last 235 years. Though its numbers pale in comparison to the U.S., on ...

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      As noted by Motley Fool on June 29, 2012, "It ranks fourth in the world in coal exports; Canada is seventh. U.S. coal reserves are vast. At the current rate of use, the country's 261 billion tons of coal reserves could last 235 years. Though its numbers pale in comparison to the U.S., on ..." (http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2012/06/29/north-america.aspx)
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