H.R.6668 - Inspectors General Independence Act of 2020116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Cooper, Jim [D-TN-5] (Introduced 05/01/2020)|
|Committees:||House - Oversight and Reform|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/01/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6668 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/01/2020)
Inspectors General Independence Act of 2020
This bill permits an inspector general to be removed by the President or by a federal entity before the expiration of his or her term only for permanent incapacity, inefficiency, neglect of duty, malfeasance, or conviction of a felony or conduct involving moral turpitude.
The bill provides for a seven-year term of office for each inspector general. An individual may serve for more than one term.
Any individual appointed to fill a vacancy in such position, occurring before the expiration of the term for which his or her predecessor was appointed, shall be appointed for a full seven-year term.