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H.R. 6450 (114th): Inspector General Empowerment Act of 2016

To amend the Inspector General Act of 1978 to strengthen the independence of the Inspectors General, and for other purposes.

Overview

Introduced:

Dec 7, 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. 114-317

Sponsor:

Jason Chaffetz

Representative for Utah's 3rd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 14, 2016
Length: 13 pages

Incorporated Legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 3011: Bolster Accountability to Drive Government Efficiency and Reform Washington Act of 2016

Ordered Reported on Jun 6, 2016. 11% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 579: Inspector General Empowerment Act of 2015

Ordered Reported on Mar 4, 2015. 59% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Dec 7, 2016
 
Introduced

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Dec 8, 2016
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

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. 6450 (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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