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H.R. 1064: To amend title 5, United States Code, to allow whistleblowers to disclose information to certain recipients.

The text of the bill below is as of Feb 12, 2019 (Referred to Senate Committee).


IIB

116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1064

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

February 12, 2019

Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

AN ACT

To amend title 5, United States Code, to allow whistleblowers to disclose information to certain recipients.

1.

Recipients of whistleblower disclosures

Section 2302(b)(8)(B) of title 5, United States Code, is amended by striking or to the Inspector and all that follows through such disclosures and inserting the Inspector General of an agency, a supervisor in the employee's direct chain of command up to and including the head of the employing agency, or to an employee designated by any of the aforementioned individuals for the purpose of receiving such disclosures.

2.

Determination of budgetary effects

The budgetary effects of this Act, for the purpose of complying with the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010, shall be determined by reference to the latest statement titled Budgetary Effects of PAYGO Legislation for this Act, submitted for printing in the Congressional Record by the Chairman of the House Budget Committee, provided that such statement has been submitted prior to the vote on passage.

Passed the House of Representatives February 11, 2019.

Karen L. Haas,

Clerk.