Text: S.2315 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (07/30/2019)


116th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 2315


To amend section 4712 of title 41, United States Code, to clarify the inclusion of subcontractors and subgrantees for whistleblower protection.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

July 30, 2019

Mr. Braun (for himself and Ms. Hassan) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs


A BILL

To amend section 4712 of title 41, United States Code, to clarify the inclusion of subcontractors and subgrantees for whistleblower protection.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Whistleblower Act of 2019”.

SEC. 2. Protection against reprisal for Federal subgrantee employees.

Section 4712 of title 41, United States Code, is amended—

(1) in subsection (a)(2)(G), by striking “or grantee” and inserting “grantee, or subgrantee”;

(2) in subsection (b), by striking “contractor or grantee” and inserting “contractor, subcontractor, grantee, or subgrantee”;

(3) in subsection (c)(1), by striking “contractor or grantee” each place it appears and inserting “contractor, subcontractor, grantee, or subgrantee”; and

(4) in subsection (d), by striking “and grantees” and inserting “grantees, and subgrantees”.