Official Title: A bill to reduce the number of executive positions subject to Senate confirmation.
Sponsor: Sen Schumer (D, NY)
Presidential Appointment Efficiency and Streamlining Act of 2011 -
- (Sec. 2) Eliminates the requirement of Senate approval (advice and consent) of specified presidentially-appointed positions in federal agencies and departments, as follows: Department of Agriculture: (1) Assistant Secretary for Administration, (2) Administrator of the Rural Utilities Services, and (3) all members of the Board of Directors of the
Latest Action: Became Public Law No: 112-166.