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Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Government Contractor Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To provide to employees of Government contractors protection against reprisal for disclosure to an appropriate Government official of information which the employee reasonably believes evidences misconduct relating to the contract with the Government.

Actions Overview (1)

04/12/1989Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

04/26/1989Referred to the Subcommittee on Labor Standards.
Action By: Committee on Education and Labor
04/12/1989Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.
Action By: House of Representatives
04/12/1989Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (56)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Penny, Timothy J. [D-MN-1]* 04/12/1989
Rep. Oakar, Mary Rose [D-OH-20]* 04/12/1989
Rep. Collins, Cardiss [D-IL-7]* 04/12/1989
Rep. Dymally, Mervyn M. [D-CA-31]* 04/12/1989
Rep. AuCoin, Les [D-OR-1]* 04/12/1989
Rep. Fascell, Dante B. [D-FL-19]* 04/12/1989
Rep. Fauntroy, Walter E. [D-DC-At Large]* 04/12/1989
Rep. Leland, Mickey [D-TX-18]* 04/12/1989
Rep. Stark, Fortney Pete [D-CA-9]* 04/12/1989
Rep. Traxler, Bob [D-MI-8]* 04/12/1989
Rep. Garcia, Robert [D-NY-18]* 04/12/1989
Rep. Rahall, Nick J., II [D-WV-4]* 04/12/1989
Rep. Campbell, Ben Nighthorse [D-CO-3]* 04/12/1989
Rep. Rangel, Charles B. [D-NY-16]* 04/12/1989
Rep. Owens, Wayne [D-UT-2]* 04/12/1989
Rep. Bryant, John W. [D-TX-5]* 04/12/1989
Rep. Espy, Mike [D-MS-2]* 04/12/1989
Rep. Yates, Sidney R. [D-IL-9]* 04/12/1989
Rep. Wolpe, Howard E. [D-MI-3]* 04/12/1989
Rep. Evans, Lane [D-IL-17]* 04/12/1989
Rep. Hughes, William J. [D-NJ-2]* 04/12/1989
Rep. Bates, Jim [D-CA-44]* 04/12/1989
Rep. Bennett, Charles E. [D-FL-3]* 04/12/1989
Rep. Hayes, Charles A. [D-IL-1]* 04/12/1989
Rep. Sikorski, Gerry E. [D-MN-6]* 04/12/1989
Rep. Wise, Robert E., Jr. [D-WV-3]* 04/12/1989
Rep. Smith, Lawrence [D-FL-16]* 04/12/1989
Rep. Martinez, Matthew G. [D-CA-30]* 04/12/1989
Rep. Clinger, William F., Jr. [R-PA-23]* 04/12/1989
Rep. Kleczka, Gerald D. [D-WI-4]* 04/12/1989
Rep. Glickman, Dan [D-KS-4]* 04/12/1989
Rep. Boxer, Barbara [D-CA-6]* 04/12/1989
Rep. Lipinski, William O. [D-IL-5]* 04/12/1989
Rep. Torres, Estaban Edward [D-CA-34]* 04/12/1989
Rep. Vento, Bruce F. [D-MN-4] 04/26/1989
Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-19] 04/26/1989
Rep. Fawell, Harris W. [R-IL-13] 04/26/1989
Rep. Pelosi, Nancy [D-CA-5] 04/26/1989
Rep. Atkins, Chester G. [D-MA-5] 04/26/1989
Rep. Frank, Barney [D-MA-4] 04/26/1989
Rep. Florio, James J. [D-NJ-1] 04/26/1989
Rep. Fazio, Vic [D-CA-4] 04/26/1989
Rep. Berman, Howard L. [D-CA-26] 04/26/1989
Rep. McDermott, Jim [D-WA-7] 04/26/1989
Rep. Foglietta, Thomas M. [D-PA-1] 04/26/1989
Rep. Horton, Frank J. [R-NY-29] 05/24/1989
Rep. Matsui, Robert T. [D-CA-3] 05/24/1989
Rep. Studds, Gerry E. [D-MA-10] 05/24/1989
Rep. Weiss, Ted [D-NY-17] 05/24/1989
Rep. Owens, Major R. [D-NY-12] 05/24/1989
Rep. de Lugo, Ron [D-VI-At Large] 05/24/1989
Rep. Long, Jill L. [D-IN-4] 05/24/1989
Rep. Feighan, Edward F. [D-OH-19] 05/24/1989
Rep. Gilman, Benjamin A. [R-NY-22] 05/24/1989
Rep. Patterson, Elizabeth [D-SC-4] 05/24/1989
Rep. Mineta, Norman Y. [D-CA-13] 07/24/1990

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Education and Labor04/12/1989 Referred to
House Education and Labor Subcommittee on Labor Standards04/26/1989 Referred to

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Subjects (5)

Latest Summary (1)

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Introduced in House (04/12/1989)

Government Contractor Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989 - Prohibits a Federal contractor from taking reprisal actions against its officers or employees for disclosing information to a Federal agency regarding performance of a contract with such agency which indicates: (1) a violation of law; or (2) mismanagement, gross waste of funds, abuse of authority, or a danger to public health or safety.

Sets forth civil penalties and remedies for violations of this Act.