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H.R. 5790 (114th): Federal Bureau of Investigation Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act of 2016

To provide adequate protections for whistleblowers at the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Overview

Introduced:

Jul 14, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 16, 2016

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 16, 2016.

Law:

Pub.L. 114-302

Sponsor:

Jason Chaffetz

Representative for Utah's 3rd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 15, 2016
Length: 2 pages

History

Jul 14, 2016
 
Introduced

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Sep 15, 2016
 
Ordered Reported

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Nov 29, 2016
 
Reported by House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

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Dec 7, 2016
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Dec 10, 2016
 
Passed Senate

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 Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 16, 2016
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 5790 (114th) 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 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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