S. 794 (114th): A bill to extend whistleblower protections for defense contractor employees to employees of contractors of the elements of the intelligence community.

Edward Snowden shocked the world in 2013 with millions of leaked documents from the National Security Agency (NSA) revealing classified technological capabilities for mass surveillance. Yet because Snowden was a government contractor through the company Booz Allen Hamilton rather than a government employee, whistleblower protections are not available to him. A related bill, S. 795, “A bill to enhance whistleblower ... Continue reading »

Overview

Introduced:

Mar 18, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 18, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Claire McCaskill

Senior Senator from Missouri

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 18, 2015
Length: 4 pages

History

Mar 18, 2015
 
Introduced

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S. 794 (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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