S.71 - Special Counsel Independence and Integrity Act116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Graham, Lindsey [R-SC] (Introduced 01/09/2019)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 01/09/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.71 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (01/09/2019)
Special Counsel Independence and Integrity Act
This bill codifies certain Department of Justice (DOJ) regulations that govern the appointment, oversight, and removal of a special counsel.
Additionally, the bill provides new statutory limitations and requirements with respect to the removal from office of a special counsel.
Finally, the bill requires DOJ to notify Congress when a special counsel is appointed, before a special counsel is removed, and after a special counsel's investigation concludes.