S. 2127: Dr. Chris Kirkpatrick Whistleblower Protection Act of 2015

A bill to provide appropriate protections to probationary Federal employees, to provide the Special Counsel with adequate access to information, to provide greater awareness of Federal whistleblower protections, and for other purposes.

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Oct 1, 2015


Reported by Committee on Dec 9, 2015

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on December 9, 2015.


Ron Johnson

Senior Senator from Wisconsin



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Last Updated: May 26, 2016
Length: 38 pages


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Oct 1, 2015

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Dec 9, 2015
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S. 2127 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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