US HB1374 | 2011-2012 | 112th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on April 5 2011 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2011-04-05 - Referred to the House Committee on House Administration.
Pending: House Administration Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Daniel Webster Congressional Clerkship Act of 2011 - Establishes the Daniel Webster Congressional Clerkship Program for the appointment of individuals who are graduates of accredited law schools to serve as Congressional Clerks in the Senate or House of Representatives. Requires the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration and the House Committee on House Administration to each select at least six individuals for a one-year term to serve as employees in their respective chambers.Specifies eligibility criteria for a Congressional Clerk, including that the selected candidate be a graduate of such a law school as of the starting date of his or her clerkship.Requires the committees to ensure that Congressional Clerks selected under this Act are apportioned equally between majority and minority party offices.Entitles each clerk selected to the same compensation as, and comparable benefits to, an individual who holds the position of a judicial clerkship for the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia within three months of graduating from law school.

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Title

Daniel Webster Congressional Clerkship Act of 2011

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History

DateChamberAction
2011-04-05HouseReferred to the House Committee on House Administration.

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