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S. 426: Inspector General Access Act of 2021


The text of the bill below is as of Feb 24, 2021 (Introduced).


II

117th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 426

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

February 24, 2021

(for himself, Mr. Lee, Mr. Leahy, Mr. Grassley, Mrs. Feinstein, Mr. Rubio, Ms. Klobuchar, Mr. Cruz, Mr. Coons, Mrs. Blackburn, Mr. Blumenthal, and Ms. Hirono) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

To amend the Inspector General Act of 1978 relative to the powers of the Department of Justice Inspector General.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Inspector General Access Act of 2021.

2.

Investigations of Department of Justice personnel

Section 8E of the Inspector General Act of 1978 (5 U.S.C. App.) is amended—

(1)

in subsection (b)—

(A)

in paragraph (2), by striking and paragraph (3);

(B)

by striking paragraph (3);

(C)

by redesignating paragraphs (4) and (5) as paragraphs (3) and (4), respectively; and

(D)

in paragraph (4), as redesignated, by striking paragraph (4) and inserting paragraph (3); and

(2)

in subsection (d), by striking , except with respect to allegations described in subsection (b)(3),.