H.R.3806 - Paul Revere Freedom to Warn Act107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Israel, Steve [D-NY-2] (Introduced 02/27/2002)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary; Government Reform|
|Latest Action:||04/16/2002 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3806 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Paul Revere Freedom to Warn Act - Allows any Federal employee aggrieved by a violation of the right to petition Congress or a Member of Congress, or to furnish information to either House of Congress, or to a congressional committee or committee Member, or by a violation of specified criminal law provisions relating to witness tampering, to bring a civil action (entitled to a jury trial) in the appropriate U.S. District Court, within three years from the date of such violation, against any person, organization, or employer responsible for the violation, for lost wages and benefits, reinstatement, costs and attorney fees, compensatory or punitive damages, and equitable, injunctive, or any other relief that the court considers appropriate.
Introduced in House (02/27/2002)
States that a District Court shall retain jurisdiction over any claim filed unless all parties voluntarily elect, after the complaint is filed, that the proceeding be resolved through mediation and, if necessary, that a decision by an arbitrator selected by mutual consent, with approval by the Court, be binding.