All Information (Except Text) for S.2678 - Judicial Transparency and Ethics Enhancement Act of 2006109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Grassley, Chuck [R-IA] (Introduced 04/27/2006)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 04/27/2006 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Short Titles as Introduced
Judicial Transparency and Ethics Enhancement Act of 2006
Actions Overview (1)
|04/27/2006||Introduced in Senate|
04/27/2006 Introduced in Senate
All Actions (1)
|04/27/2006||Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.|
Action By: Senate
04/27/2006 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
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|Senate Judiciary||04/27/2006||Referred to|
Subject — Policy Area:
One Policy Area term, which best describes an entire measure, is assigned to every public bill or resolution.
- Administration of justice
- Civil actions and liability
- Congressional reporting requirements
- Congressional-judicial relations
- Criminal justice information
- Discrimination in employment
- Dismissal of employees
- Federal employees
- Government paperwork
- Governmental investigations
- Inspectors general
- Judicial ethics
- Judicial officers
- Misconduct in office
- Supreme Court justices
- Waste in government spending
- Whistle blowing
Latest Summary (1)
Introduced in Senate (04/27/2006)
Judicial Transparency and Ethics Enhancement Act of 2006 - Amends the federal judicial code to establish the Office of Inspector General for the Judicial Branch of the U.S. government, to be headed by an Inspector General appointed by the Chief Justice.
Requires the Office to: (1) investigate matters pertaining to the Judicial Branch, including possible misconduct in office of justices and judges; (2) conduct and supervise audits and investigations; and (3) prevent and detect waste, fraud, and abuse.
Provides for whistleblower protection.