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Special Counsel Independence and Integrity Act
This bill codifies certain Department of Justice (DOJ) regulations that govern the appointment, oversight, and removal of a special counsel.
Additionally, the bill provides new statutory limitations and requirements with respect to the removal from office of a special counsel.
Finally, the bill requires DOJ to notify Congress when a special counsel is appointed, before a special counsel is removed, and after a special counsel's investigation concludes.