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H.R. 4639 (114th): Thoroughly Investigating Retaliation Against Whistleblowers Act

To reauthorize the Office of Special Counsel, to amend title 5, United States Code, to provide modifications to authorities relating to the Office of Special Counsel, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Rod Blum

Sponsor. Representative for Iowa's 1st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 13, 2016
Length: 11 pages
Introduced:

Feb 26, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 21, 2016 but was never passed by the Senate.

History

Feb 26, 2016
 
Introduced

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Mar 1, 2016
 
Ordered Reported

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Apr 25, 2016
 
Reported by House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

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Jun 21, 2016
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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H.R. 4639 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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