S.587 - Securing Inspector General Independence Act of 2021117th Congress (2021-2022) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Grassley, Chuck [R-IA] (Introduced 03/04/2021)|
|Committees:||Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 03/04/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.587 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (03/04/2021)
Securing Inspector General Independence Act of 2021
This bill limits the circumstances under which the President or certain agency heads may remove an Inspector General or place an Inspector General on non-duty status.
Before an Inspector General may be removed, Congress must be given a detailed account of the reasons for the removal and the Inspector General shall remain on the job for 30 days while Congress considers those reasons.