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Public Law No: 115-195 (07/07/2018)

 
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Public Law 115-195
115th Congress

                                 An Act


 
To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide permanent authority for 
  judicial review of certain Merit Systems Protection Board decisions 
  relating to whistleblowers, and for other purposes. <<NOTE: July 7, 
                         2018 -  [H.R. 2229]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: All Circuit 
Review Act.>> 
SECTION 1. <<NOTE: 5 USC 101 note.>>  SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``All Circuit Review Act''.
SEC. 2. JUDICIAL REVIEW OF MERIT SYSTEMS PROTECTION BOARD 
                    DECISIONS RELATING TO WHISTLEBLOWERS.

    (a) In General.--Section 7703(b)(1)(B) of title 5, United States 
Code, is amended by striking ``During the 5-year period beginning on the 
effective date of the Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act of 2012, 
a petition'' and inserting ``A petition''.
    (b) Director Review.--Section 7703(d)(2) of such title is amended by 
striking ``During the 5-year period beginning on the effective date of 
the Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act of 2012, this paragraph'' 
and inserting ``This paragraph''.
    (c) <<NOTE: 5 USC 7703 note.>> Retroactive Effective Date.--The 
amendments made by this section shall take effect as if enacted on 
November 26, 2017.

    Approved July 7, 2018.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 2229:
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HOUSE REPORTS: No. 115-337, Pt. 1 (Comm. on Oversight and Government 
Reform).
SENATE REPORTS: No. 115-229 (Comm. on Homeland Security and Governmental 
Affairs).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD:
                                                        Vol. 163 (2017):
                                    Oct. 11, considered and passed 
                                        House.
                                                        Vol. 164 (2018):
                                    June 12, considered and passed 
                                        Senate, amended.
                                    June 22, House concurred in Senate 
                                        amendment.

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