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H.R. 2662 (117th): Inspector General Independence and Empowerment Act of 2021

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To amend the Inspector General Act of 1978, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Carolyn Maloney

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 12th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Dec 5, 2022
Length: 112 pages
Introduced
Apr 19, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status
Enacted Via Other Measures

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H.R. 7776: James M. Inhofe National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2023
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 23, 2022. (compare text)
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11 Cosponsors (11 Democrats)

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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Mobile Casework Hours Next Week, Protecting IG's Independence, Combatting Vaccine Hesitancy
    — Rep. Carolyn Maloney [D-NY12, 2013-2022] (Sponsor) on Jul 2, 2021

House Democrats Delivered For The People In 2021
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 31, 2021

Rep. Luria Votes to Promote Inspectors General Transparency and Independence
    — Rep. Elaine Luria [D-VA2, 2019-2022] on Jun 29, 2021

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 2662 will add $52 million in new spending through 2026.

History

Apr 19, 2021
 
Introduced

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May 25, 2021
 
Ordered Reported

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Jun 17, 2021
 
Reported by House Committee on Oversight and Reform

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Jun 21, 2021
 
Text Published

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Jun 29, 2021
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Oct 6, 2021
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

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Nov 3, 2021
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

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Dec 5, 2022
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

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H.R. 2662 (117th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2662. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2021 to Jan 3, 2023. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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