H.R. 5920 (114th): Whistleblower Protections for Contractors Act

To enhance whistleblower protection for contractor and grantee employees.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Jul 21, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Ordered Reported by Committee (Enacted Via Other Measures)

This bill was introduced on September 15, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. But provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was enacted as:

S. 795: A bill to enhance whistleblower protection for contractor and grantee employees.
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 14, 2016. (compare text)
Sponsor:

Elijah Cummings

Representative for Maryland's 7th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 29, 2016
Length: 8 pages

History

Jul 21, 2016
 
Introduced

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Sep 15, 2016
 
Ordered Reported by Committee

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

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

H.R. 5920 (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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