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Short Titles as Introduced

Judicial Transparency and Ethics Enhancement Act of 2006

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Official Titles as Introduced

A bill to amend title 28, United States Code, to provide for the detection and prevention of inappropriate conduct in the Federal judiciary.


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Date
04/27/2006Introduced in Senate

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Date
04/27/2006Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Action By: Senate

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Senate Judiciary04/27/2006 Referred to

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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.