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Congressional Whistleblower Protection Act of 2016

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A bill to amend the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995 to apply whistleblower protections available to certain executive branch employees to legislative branch employees, and for other purposes.


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Date Actions Overview
03/17/2016Introduced in Senate

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03/17/2016Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (2)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. McCaskill, Claire [D-MO]* 03/17/2016
Sen. Wyden, Ron [D-OR]* 03/17/2016

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Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs03/17/2016 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (03/17/2016)

Congressional Whistleblower Protection Act of 2016

This bill amends the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995 to extend specified whistle-blower protections to employees of congressional offices and committees, the Office of Congressional Accessibility Services, the Capitol Police, the Congressional Budget Office, the Office of the Architect of the Capitol, the Office of the Attending Physician, the Office of Compliance, the Government Accountability Office, and the Library of Congress.