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S. 1330: Department of Energy and Nuclear Regulatory Commission Whistleblower Protection Act of 2019

The text of the bill below is as of May 6, 2019 (Introduced).


II

116th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 1330

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

May 6, 2019

introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

A BILL

To amend the Energy Reorganization Act of 1974 to clarify whistleblower rights and protections, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Department of Energy and Nuclear Regulatory Commission Whistleblower Protection Act of 2019.

2.

Definition of person

Section 211(a)(2) of the Energy Reorganization Act of 1974 (42 U.S.C. 5851(a)(2)) is amended—

(1)

by redesignating subparagraphs (A) through (G) as clauses (i) through (vii), respectively, and indenting the clauses appropriately;

(2)

in the matter preceding clause (i) (as so redesignated), by striking the paragraph designation and all that follows through includes— and inserting the following:

(2)

Definitions

In this section:

(A)

Employer

The term employer includes—

; and

(3)

by adding at the end the following:

(B)

Person

The term person includes—

(i)

a person (as defined in section 11 of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 (42 U.S.C. 2014));

(ii)

the Commission; and

(iii)

the Department of Energy.

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