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Introduced in Senate (03/06/2019)


116th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 685


To amend the Inspector General Act of 1978 relative to the powers of the Department of Justice Inspector General.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

March 6, 2019

Mr. Lee (for himself, Mr. Grassley, Ms. Murkowski, Mrs. Blackburn, and Mr. Rubio) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To amend the Inspector General Act of 1978 relative to the powers of the Department of Justice Inspector General.

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 “Inspector General Access Act of 2019”.

SEC. 2. Investigations of Department of Justice personnel.

Section 8E of the Inspector General Act of 1978 (5 U.S.C. App.) is amended—

(1) in subsection (b)—

(A) in paragraph (2), by striking “and paragraph (3)”;

(B) by striking paragraph (3);

(C) by redesignating paragraphs (4) and (5) as paragraphs (3) and (4), respectively; and

(D) in paragraph (4), as redesignated, by striking “paragraph (4)” and inserting “paragraph (3)”; and

(2) in subsection (d), by striking “, except with respect to allegations described in subsection (b)(3),”.