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H.R. 3625: PCAOB Whistleblower Protection Act of 2019

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To establish a whistleblower program at the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Sylvia Garcia

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 29th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 23, 2019
Length: 16 pages
Introduced
Jul 5, 2019
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Sep 19, 2019

This bill passed in the House on September 19, 2019 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis
12% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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What legislators are saying

My Votes – September 16
    — Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers [R-WA5] on Sep 20, 2019

the daily leader: thursday, september 19, 2019
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Sep 18, 2019

Boehner Statement on House Passage of VA Management Accountability Act
    — Rep. John Boehner [R-OH8, 1991-2015] on May 21, 2014

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 3625 will add $8 million in new spending through 2029.

History

Jul 5, 2019
 
Introduced

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Jul 11, 2019
 
Considered by House Committee on Financial Services

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Jul 16, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Sep 13, 2019
 
On House Schedule

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Sep 19, 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. 3625 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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