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H.R. 2515 (116th): 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
Introduced
May 3, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 9, 2019 but was never passed by the Senate.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

Cosponsors

8 Cosponsors (6 Democrats, 2 Republicans)

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Position statements

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 Rodgers [R-WA5] on Jul 12, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

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

History

May 3, 2019
 
Introduced

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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)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

H.R. 2515 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2515. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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