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      Senate Committee on Rules and Administration
  • The house Passed February 3rd, 2010
    Passed by Voice Vote
      house Committees
      House Committee on House Administration
      House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
      Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
    IntroducedJune 12th, 2009

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Title

Architect of the Capitol Appointment Act of 2010

Official Title

To provide for the joint appointment of the Architect of the Capitol by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, the President pro tempore of the Senate, the majority and minority leaders of the House of Representatives and Senate, the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on House Administration of the House of Representatives, the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure of the House of Representatives, the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Rules and Administration of the Senate, the chairs and ranking minority members of the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and Senate, and two other designated members of the Senate, and for other purposes.

Summary

Architect of the Capitol Appointment Act of 2010 - Requires the Architect of the Capitol (AOC) to be appointed jointly by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, the President pro tempore of the Senate, the Majority and Minority Leaders of the House of Representatives and Senate, the chair and ranking Minority Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, the chair and ranking Minority Member of the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration, the chair and ranking Minority Members of the congressional appropriations committees, a Member of the Senate designated by the Senate Majority Leader, and a Member of the Senate designated by the Senate Minority Leader. Establishes a 10-year term for the AOC, as under current law, but permits additional reappointments. Repeals the requirement of the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 1990 that the AOC be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate.

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