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S. 579 (114th): Inspector General Empowerment Act of 2015

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

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Feb 26, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Ordered Reported (Enacted Via Other Measures)

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

H.R. 6450: Inspector General Empowerment Act of 2016
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 16, 2016. (compare text)
Sponsor:

Charles “Chuck” Grassley

Senator from Iowa

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: May 5, 2015
Length: 62 pages

History

Feb 26, 2015
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Mar 4, 2015
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

May 5, 2015
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

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.

S. 579 (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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