Summary: H.R.1357 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (02/26/2019)

Special Counsel Reporting Act

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.

The reports must be made publicly available.