H.R.5790: Federal Bureau of Investigation Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act of 2016

About This Bill

  • Introduced July 14, 2016
  • Latest Major Action Dec. 16, 2016

Bill Versions

Bill Summary

Federal Bureau of Investigation Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill revises a provision with respect to whistle-blower protections for a Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) employee or job applicant who discloses wrongdoing to an appropriate official. It prohibits an FBI employee from taking or failing to take a personnel action (e.g., demotion) with respect to an FBI employee or applicant because of a...

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 3 statements associated with H.R.5790.

Congressional Budget Office Estimate

The Congressional Budget Office has produced a cost estimate for H.R.5790.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Dec. 16, 2016

Became Public Law No: 114-302.

Dec. 16, 2016

Signed by President.

Dec. 15, 2016
Presented to President.
Dec. 12, 2016
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Dec. 10, 2016

Passed Senate without amendment by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S7128-7131)

Dec. 7, 2016
Received in the Senate, read twice.
Dec. 7, 2016
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Dec. 7, 2016

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 404 - 0 (Roll no. 616). (text: CR H7312-7313)

Dec. 7, 2016
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H7326)
Dec. 7, 2016
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
Dec. 7, 2016
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5790.
Dec. 7, 2016
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H7312-7313)
Dec. 7, 2016
Mr. Chaffetz moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
Nov. 29, 2016
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 656.
Nov. 29, 2016
Reported by the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. H. Rept. 114-835.
Sept. 15, 2016
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
Sept. 15, 2016
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
July 14, 2016
Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
July 14, 2016

Introduced in the House by Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah)

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