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H.R. 25 (101st): Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989

To amend title 5, United States Code, to strengthen the protections available to Federal employees against prohibited personnel practices, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status


Jan 3, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.


Patricia Schroeder

Representative for Colorado's 1st congressional district


See Instead:

S. 20 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Apr 10, 1989


Jan 3, 1989

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H.R. 25 (101st) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 101st Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1989 to Oct 28, 1990. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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