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S. 576 (115th): Follow the Rules Act

The text of the bill below is as of Mar 8, 2017 (Introduced).


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115th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 576

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

March 8, 2017

(for himself, Mrs. McCaskill, Mr. Grassley, and Ms. Baldwin) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

A BILL

To amend title 5, United States Code, to extend certain protections against prohibited personnel practices, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Follow the Rules Act.

2.

Prohibited personnel action based on ordering individual to violate rule or regulation

(a)

In general

Subparagraph (D) of section 2302(b)(9) of title 5, United States Code, is amended by inserting , rule, or regulation after law.

(b)

Technical correction

Such subparagraph is further amended by striking for.

(c)

Application

The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply to any personnel action (as that term is defined in section 2302(a)(2)(A) of such title) occurring after the date of enactment of this Act.