Tag Archives: rulemaking

Donald Kettl: Proposed OPM Reorganization Could Lead to Legal Challenges

Legal challenges and implementation problems could emerge as a result of the potential merger of the Office of Personnel Management with the General Services Administration, Nextgov reported Tuesday. Recently, the White House submitted a legislative proposal to Congress to reorganize OPM into GSA and establish a new office of federal workforce policy within the Office of Management and Budget. The office will be headed by a non-Senate confirmed appointee with the rulemaking authority.

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White House Introduces Legislative Proposal to Reorganize OPM Into GSA

The White House sent a bill to Congress to authorize the transition of the Office of Personnel Management to the General Services Administration, Government Executive reported Thursday. Russell Vought, acting director of the Office of Management and Budget, wrote a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-California) saying the proposal seeks to move OPM’s functions and resources to GSA, including information technology, human resources, health and insurance services.

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DHS Eyes Implementation of New Insider Threat Data System

The Department of Homeland Security has proposed establishing a centralized system for DHS to manage inquiries, complaints and investigations about potential insider threats. DHS said in a public notice posted Feb. 26 on Regulations.gov it plans to implement an  Insider Threat Program system of records to enable agency personnel to examine unauthorized disclosures of classified …

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