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senate Bill S. 3196

Pre-Election Presidential Transition Act of 2010

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  • EnactedOctober 15th, 2010
    The President signed this bill into law
  • The house Passed September 30th, 2010
    Passed by Voice Vote
  • The senate Passed September 24th, 2010
    Passed by Voice Vote
      senate Committees
      Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
    IntroducedApril 13th, 2010

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Pre-Election Presidential Transition Act of 2010

Official Title

A bill to amend the Presidential Transition Act of 1963 to provide that certain transition services shall be available to eligible candidates before the general election.


(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the Senate on September 24, 2010. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Pre-Election Presidential Transition Act of 2010 - Amends the Presidential Transition Act of 1963 to direct the Administrator of the General Services Administration (GSA) to provide certain presidential transition services and facilities, including office space, equipment, and payment of certain related expenses, to eligible presidential and vice-presidential candidates before a presidential general election. Directs the President, or the President's delegate, to take necessary and appropriate actions to plan and coordinate activities by the executive branch of the federal government to facilitate an efficient transfer of power to a successor President.

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