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Special Counsel Independence and Integrity Act

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A bill to ensure independent investigations and judicial review of the removal of a special counsel, and for other purposes.

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01/09/2019Introduced in Senate

All Actions (1)

01/09/2019Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
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Cosponsors (5)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Coons, Christopher A. [D-DE]* 01/09/2019
Sen. Tillis, Thom [R-NC]* 01/09/2019
Sen. Booker, Cory A. [D-NJ]* 01/09/2019
Sen. Collins, Susan M. [R-ME] 01/10/2019
Sen. Feinstein, Dianne [D-CA] 01/10/2019

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Senate Judiciary01/09/2019 Referred to

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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.