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U.S. Supreme Court Hears Arguments On Permissible Vacancy Appointments

(November 8, 2016, 10:08 AM EST) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The restrictions in Section 3345(b)(1) of the Federal Vacancies Reform Act of 1998 (FVRA) preventing an individual from serving as both a nominee and acting official for a single office apply only to a person serving as first assistant in that office and acting pursuant to the automatic service rule outlined in Subsection 3345(a)(1), Acting Solicitor General Ian H. Gershengorn told the U.S. Supreme Court on Nov. 7 (National Labor Relations Board v. SW General, Inc., doing business as Southwest Ambulance, No. 15-1251,...
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