H. R. 531
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
January 14, 2019
Mr. Brown of Maryland introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to provide that the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation may only be removed for cause, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Fighting for Intelligent, Rational, and Ethical Dismissal Act or the
Removal of the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
Removal for cause
Section 1101(b) of title VI of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 (Public Law 90–351) is amended by adding at the end the following new sentence:
The President may remove the Director for inefficiency, neglect of duty, or malfeasance in office..
The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply to any Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation appointed on or after the date of the enactment of this Act.