S.3137 - Congressional Oversight Protection Act of 2002 107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Leahy, Patrick J. [D-VT] (Introduced 10/17/2002)|
|Committees:||Senate - Governmental Affairs|
|Latest Action:||10/17/2002 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Governmental Affairs.|
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Summary: S.3137 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Congressional Oversight Protection Act of 2002 - Allows any Federal employee aggrieved by the discrimination of an employer in violation of such employee's right to petition or furnish information to Congress to bring an action at law or equity for de novo review in the appropriate U.S. district court, without regard to the amount in controversy.
Introduced in House (10/17/2002)
Entitles any employee prevailing in such an action to all relief necessary to make such employee whole, including reinstatement, back pay, compensation for any special damages sustained, including legal fees, and punitive damages.
Requires any such action, upon the complainant's request, to be tried by such court with a jury.