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H.R. 2229 -

Introduced: 2018-06-12
Bill Status: Message on Senate action sent to the House.
 

All Circuit Review Act

(Sec. 2) This bill makes permanent the authority for a federal employee (or applicant for federal employment) or the Office of Personnel Management to appeal, in any federal appeals court of competent jurisdiction, a final order or decision of the Merit Systems Protection Board on a claim alleging reprisal for making a protected disclosure (i.e., whistle-blowing) or for engaging in certain protected activities (e.g., refusing to obey an order that requires a violation of law).

The bill applies retroactively to November 26, 2017.

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In the Senate of the United States,

June 12, 2018.  

Resolved, That the bill from the House of Representatives (H.R. 2229) entitled “An Act to amend title 5, United States Code, to provide permanent authority for judicial review of certain Merit Systems Protection Board decisions relating to whistleblowers, and for other purposes.”, do pass with the following

AMENDMENT:

On page 2, after line 16, insert the following:

(c) RETROACTIVE EFFECTIVE DATE.—The amendments made by this section shall take effect as if enacted on November 26, 2017.

Attest:

Secretary  

115th CONGRESS
     2d Session
H.R. 2229

AMENDMENT

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