S. 743 (112th): Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act of 2012

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.

Overview

Introduced:

Apr 6, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 27, 2012

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 27, 2012.

Law:

Pub.L. 112-199

Sponsor:

Daniel Akaka

Senator from Hawaii

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 14, 2012
Length: 12 pages

History

Apr 6, 2011
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Oct 19, 2011
 
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.

May 8, 2012
 
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.

Sep 28, 2012
 
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.

Sep 28, 2012
 
Text Published

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

Nov 13, 2012
 
Senate Agreed to Changes

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 by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 27, 2012
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 743 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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