H.R.4917 - IG Subpoena Authority Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Russell, Steve [R-OK-5] (Introduced 02/02/2018)|
|Committees:||House - Oversight and Government Reform | Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 115-799|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 09/27/2018 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4917 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/02/2018)
IG Subpoena Authority Act
This bill amends the Inspector General Act of 1978 to grant inspectors general subpoena authority to compel the attendance and testimony of witnesses. Inspectors general may not require by subpoena the attendance and testimony of any current federal employees, though they may use other authorized procedures.
To be issued, such a subpoena (1) must be approved by a panel comprised of three inspectors general of the Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency, and (2) must not be objected to by the Department of Justice.