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

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

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.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 372 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed House & Senate
Last Action: Dec 22, 2010

H.R. 3289 (Related)
Platts-Van Hollen Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act of 2011

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Nov 3, 2011

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 743” means this is a Senate 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.

History

Introduced
Apr 6, 2011
Reported by Committee
Oct 19, 2011
Passed Senate
May 8, 2012
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed House
Sep 28, 2012
Vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.
Senate Agreed to Changes
Nov 13, 2012
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 27, 2012

Details

Cosponsors
14 cosponsors (11D, 2R, 1I) (show)
Votes

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