S. 372 (111th): Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act of 2010


Feb 3, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010


Passed House & Senate on Dec 22, 2010

This bill was passed by Congress on December 22, 2010 but was not enacted before the end of its Congressional session. (It is possible this bill is waiting for the signature of the President.)


Daniel Akaka

Senator from Hawaii



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Last Updated: Dec 22, 2010
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend chapter 23 of title 5, United States Code, to clarify the disclosures of information protected from prohibited personnel practices, require a statement in nondisclosure policies, forms, and agreements that such policies, forms, and agreements conform with certain disclosure protections, provide certain authority for the Special Counsel, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

TitleI - Protection of Certain Disclosures of Information by Federal EmployeesSection101 - Amends federal personnel law relating to whistleblower protections to provide that such protections shall apply to a disclosure ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 3, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 29, 2009
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Dec 10, 2010
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 22, 2010
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 22, 2010
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed) with an Amendment.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 372”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


13 cosponsors (9D, 3R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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S. 743 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 27, 2012

H.R. 1507 (Related)
Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act of 2009

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 12, 2009

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