H.R. 3847 (111th): Department of Justice Inspector General Authority Improvement Act of 2009


Oct 20, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 20, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Conyers Jr.

Representative for Michigan's 14th congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 20, 2009
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About the bill

Full Title

To provide appropriate authority to the Department of Justice Inspector General to investigate attorney misconduct, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Department of Justice Inspector General Authority Improvement Act of 2009 - Amends the Inspector General Act of 1978 to eliminate restrictions on the authority of the Inspector General of the ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Oct 20, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3847”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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