S. 2147 (110th): Security Contractor Accountability Act of 2007

Introduced:
Oct 04, 2007 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Barack Obama
Senator from Illinois
Party
Democrat
Text
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Last Updated
Oct 04, 2007
Length
7 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 2740 (Related)
MEJA Expansion and Enforcement Act of 2007

Passed House
Last Action: Oct 04, 2007

 
Status

This bill was introduced on October 4, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Oct 04, 2007
Referred to Committee Oct 04, 2007
 
Full Title

A bill to require accountability for contractors and contract personnel under Federal contracts, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
7 cosponsors (6D, 1I) (show)
Committees

Senate Judiciary

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10/4/2007--Introduced.
Security Contractor Accountability Act of 2007 - Provides that persons who, while employed under a federal agency contract in or in close proximity to an area where the Armed Forces are conducting a contingency operation, engage in conduct that would constitute an offense punishable by imprisonment for more than one year if engaged in within U.S. jurisdiction shall be punished as provided for that offense.
Requires the Inspector General of the Department of Justice (DOJ) to report to Congress on the status of the Department's investigations of violations alleged to have been committed by contract personnel and findings and recommendations about the Department's capacity and effectiveness in prosecuting misconduct by contract personnel.
Requires the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to ensure, through the creation of Theater Investigative Units, that there are adequate personnel to investigate allegations of criminal violations by contract personnel.

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