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H.R. 3664 (115th): To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to provide that the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation may only be removed for certain causes, and for other purposes.

The text of the bill below is as of Aug 22, 2017 (Introduced).


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115th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3664

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

August 22, 2017

(for himself, Mr. Scott of Virginia, Mr. Nadler, Mr. Cohen, Ms. Jackson Lee, Ms. Clarke of New York, Mr. Butterfield, Ms. Jayapal, Ms. Lee, and Mr. Hastings) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to provide that the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation may only be removed for certain causes, and for other purposes.

1.

Removal of the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation

(a)

Removal for cause

Section 1101(b) of title VI of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 (Public Law 90–351) is amended by adding at the end the following:

The President may only remove the Director for—

(1)

a violation of a code of conduct or ethics policy of the Department of Justice or the Federal Bureau of Investigation;

(2)

being convicted of a felony or a misdemeanor;

(3)

misappropriation of money or property under the official control of the Federal Bureau of Investigation;

(4)

making a false statement related to official duties with intent to mislead; or

(5)

other good cause.

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(b)

Application

The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply to any Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, without regard to the date of appointment.