H.R. 7393 (96th): A bill to create an independent Office of the Special Counsel.


May 20, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 20, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


James Hanley

Representative for New York's 32nd congressional district


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5/20/1980--Introduced.Creates the Office of the Special Counsel (presently within the Merit Systems Protection Board) as an independent establishment in the executive branch. Directs the Special Counsel to submit an annual ... Read more >

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May 20, 1980

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S. 2795 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 6, 1980

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