H.R.5533 - Special Counsel Transparency Act of 2018115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Doggett, Lloyd [D-TX-35] (Introduced 04/17/2018)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 04/17/2018 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5533 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/17/2018)
Special Counsel Transparency Act of 2018
This bill establishes reporting requirements with respect to a special counsel appointed under Department of Justice (DOJ) regulations.
Specifically, it establishes these requirements:
- a special counsel must report periodically on the status of an investigation;
- a special counsel who is removed from office must report on the status of an investigation, as of the date of dismissal; and
- DOJ must report on the status of an investigation following the removal of a special counsel.