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Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program Act of 2008

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A bill to amend the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 (Public Law 110-343) to provide the Special Inspector General with additional personnel, audit, and investigation authorities.

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11/20/2008Introduced in Senate

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11/20/2008Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Grassley, Chuck [R-IA]* 11/20/2008
Sen. Collins, Susan M. [R-ME]* 11/20/2008
Sen. Lieberman, Joseph I. [ID-CT]* 11/20/2008
Sen. Bunning, Jim [R-KY]* 11/20/2008

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Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs11/20/2008 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (11/20/2008)

Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program Act of 2008 - Amends the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 to authorize the Special Inspector General to exercise specified employment authorities for additional personnel, but not after six months following enactment of this Act.

Authorizes the Special Inspector General to conduct, supervise, and coordinate an audit or investigation of any action taken under such Act, except any action related to: (1) graduated authorization to purchase troubled assets; (2) oversight and audits by the Comptroller General; (3) the Comptroller General's study and report on margin authority; and (4) the Congressional Oversight Panel.