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H.R. 1847: Inspector General Protection Act

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To require congressional notification for certain changes in status of inspectors general, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Ted Lieu

Sponsor. Representative for California's 33rd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 18, 2019
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Mar 21, 2019
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Jul 17, 2019

This bill passed in the House on July 17, 2019 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis
85% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

House Panel Clears Bill to Pressure President on Inspector General Vacancies
    — Rep. Ted Lieu [D-CA33] (Sponsor) on Mar 26, 2019

My Votes – Week of July 15
    — Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers [R-WA5] on Jul 19, 2019

the daily leader: wednesday, july 17, 2019
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Jul 17, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 1847 will be negligible.

History

Mar 21, 2019
 
Introduced

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

Mar 26, 2019
 
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.

Jul 12, 2019
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Jul 17, 2019
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1847 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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