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6/6/1980--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 ...
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Jun 6, 1980
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 20, 1980
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