To provide adequate protections for whistleblowers at the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Utah's 3rd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Dec 15, 2016
Length: 2 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 16, 2016
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 16, 2016.
What legislators are saying
“House Unanimously Passes Chaffetz Legislation Protecting FBI Whistleblowers”
— Rep. Jason Chaffetz [R-UT3, 2009-2017] (Sponsor) on Dec 7, 2016
“Chaffetz, Jeffries Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Enhance FBI Whistleblower Protections”
— Rep. Jason Chaffetz [R-UT3, 2009-2017] (Sponsor) on Jul 14, 2016
H.R. 5790 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5790. This is the one from the 114th Congress.
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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Federal Bureau of Investigation Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act of 2016, Pub. L. No. 114-302, H.R. 5790, 114th Cong..
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