Title 42 – A Review of Special Hiring Authorities

Friday, September 14, 2012 - 10:00am
2123 Rayburn
Background Documents and Information: 
This hearing reviewed the use of special hiring authorities under Title 42 by the Department of Health and Human Services to appoint and compensate specialized science and research positions, many of which are well above the salary limits for federal employees. The Government Accountability Office recently completed a legal and management review of these   practices, which the subcommittee will analyze and explore to ensure taxpayer dollars are being spent wisely.
 
 
To read the GAO review of implementation of Title 42, click here.
 
To read the GAO legal opinion on the authority of Title 42, click here
Witnesses: 

 

Mr. Robert Goldenkoff
Director, Strategic Issues
Government Accountability Office
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony and CV)
 
Mr. Robert Cramer
Managing Associate General Counsel
Government Accountability Office
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony and CV)
Congress: