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H.R. 2515: Whistleblower Protection Reform Act of 2019

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To amend the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934 to amend the definition of whistleblower.

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Sponsor and status

Al Green

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 9th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 10, 2019
Length: 3 pages
May 3, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Passed House (Senate next) on Jul 9, 2019

This bill passed in the House on July 9, 2019 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

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What legislators are saying

Congressman Al Green Announces Passage of Whistleblower Protection Reform Act of 2019
    — Rep. Al Green [D-TX9] (Sponsor) on Jul 9, 2019

RA: Huizenga Legislation to Strengthen Economy, Protect Whistleblowers Passes House
    — Rep. Bill Huizenga [R-MI2] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 16, 2019

My Votes – Week of July 8
    — Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers [R-WA5] on Jul 12, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates new spending due to H.R. 2515 will be negligible.


May 3, 2019

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May 8, 2019
Considered by House Committee on Financial Services

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Jul 9, 2019
Passed House (Senate next)

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H.R. 2515 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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