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S. 2127 - Dr. Chris Kirkpatrick Whistleblower Protection Act of 2015

Government operations and politics. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to provide appropriate protections to probationary Federal employees, to provide the Special Counsel with adequate access to information, to provide greater awareness of Federal whistleblower protections, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Dr. Chris Kirkpatrick Whistleblower Protection Act of 2015

S. 2127 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to provide appropriate protections to probationary Federal employees, to provide the Special Counsel with adequate access to information, to provide greater awareness of Federal whistleblower protections, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to provide appropriate protections to probationary Federal employees, to provide the Special Counsel with adequate access to information, to provide greater awareness of Federal whistleblower protections, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Dr. Chris Kirkpatrick Whistleblower Protection Act of 2015
  • Dr. Chris Kirkpatrick Whistleblower Protection Act of 2015
  • Dr. Chris Kirkpatrick Whistleblower Protection Act of 2015
Sponsor
Ron Johnson
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Government operations and politics
  • Administrative remedies
  • Congressional oversight
  • Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Employee performance
  • Employment discrimination and employee rights
  • Executive agency funding and structure
  • Government employee pay, benefits, personnel management
  • Government ethics and transparency, public corruption
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Health facilities and institutions
  • Health information and medical records
  • Health personnel
  • Law enforcement officers
  • Mental health
  • Personnel records
  • Right of privacy
  • Veterans' medical care
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    Major Actions
    Introduced10/01/2015
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced10/01/2015
    10/01/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
    10/01/2015Introduced in Senate
    Put on a legislative calendar12/09/2015Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
    5/26/2016Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Reported by Senator Johnson with an amendment in the nature of a substitute and an amendment to the title. With written report No. 114-262.
    Put on a legislative calendar5/26/2016Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 499.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    supported this bill

    $750
    $43,350
    $44,100
    $0
    5 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Dr. Chris Kirkpatrick Whistleblower Protection Act of 2015

    5 organizations supported this bill

    Government Accountability Project
    Undersigned organizations (2016, May 26). Whistleblower Protection Letter Response. Retrieved June 13, 2016, from U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
    make it safe coalition
    Undersigned organizations (2016, May 26). Whistleblower Protection Letter Response. Retrieved June 13, 2016, from U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
    Project On Government Oversight
    Undersigned organizations (2016, May 26). Whistleblower Protection Letter Response. Retrieved June 13, 2016, from U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
    Public Citizen
    Undersigned organizations (2016, May 26). Whistleblower Protection Letter Response. Retrieved June 13, 2016, from U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
    Taxpayers Protection Alliance
    Undersigned organizations (2016, May 26). Whistleblower Protection Letter Response. Retrieved June 13, 2016, from U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

    0 organizations opposed this bill

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 114th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$0
    John BarrassoRWY$0$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$1,000$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0
    Roy BluntRMO$0$0
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$0$0
    John BoozmanRAR$0$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$250$0
    Richard BurrRNC$0$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$0$0
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$0$0
    Ben CardinDMD$2,500$0
    Tom CarperDDE$0$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$500$0
    Bill CassidyRLA$0$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$1,000$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$0$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
    John CornynRTX$0$0
    Tom CottonRAR$5,200$0
    Mike CrapoRID$2,700$0
    Ted CruzRTX$0$0
    Steve DainesRMT$5,200$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$0$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$0$0
    Mike EnziRWY$0$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$2,600$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0
    Deb FischerRNE$0$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$0
    Al FrankenDMN$0$0
    Cory GardnerRCO$0$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$5,000$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$500$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$0$0
    Dean HellerRNV$0$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$0
    John HoevenRND$0$0
    Jim InhofeROK$0$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
    Tim KaineDVA$1,250$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$0
    Mark KirkRIL$0$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0
    James LankfordROK$0$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0
    Mike LeeRUT$0$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0
    Ed MarkeyDMA$0$0
    John McCainRAZ$0$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$5,200$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$500$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$0$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$250$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$0$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$1,000$0
    Rand PaulRKY$0$0
    David PerdueRGA$0$0
    Gary C. PetersDMI$0$0
    Rob PortmanROH$0$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
    Harry ReidDNV$0$0
    Jim RischRID$0$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
    Mike RoundsRSD$0$0
    Marco RubioRFL$1,000$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
    Ben SasseRNE$0$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$0$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$1,000$0
    Tim ScottRSC$0$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$1,000$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$250$0
    Dan SullivanRAK$5,200$0
    Jon TesterDMT$250$0
    John ThuneRSD$0$0
    Thom TillisRNC$0$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$0
    Tom UdallDNM$0$0
    David VitterRLA$0$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$750$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0
    Ron WydenDOR$0$0

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    Legislator Filters
    Legislator Filters
    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$0
    John BarrassoRWY$0$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$1,000$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0
    Roy BluntRMO$0$0
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$0$0
    John BoozmanRAR$0$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$250$0
    Richard BurrRNC$0$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$0$0
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$0$0
    Ben CardinDMD$2,500$0
    Tom CarperDDE$0$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$500$0
    Bill CassidyRLA$0$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$1,000$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$0$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
    John CornynRTX$0$0
    Tom CottonRAR$5,200$0
    Mike CrapoRID$2,700$0
    Ted CruzRTX$0$0
    Steve DainesRMT$5,200$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$0$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$0$0
    Mike EnziRWY$0$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$2,600$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0
    Deb FischerRNE$0$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$0
    Al FrankenDMN$0$0
    Cory GardnerRCO$0$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$5,000$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$500$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$0$0
    Dean HellerRNV$0$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$0
    John HoevenRND$0$0
    Jim InhofeROK$0$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
    Tim KaineDVA$1,250$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$0
    Mark KirkRIL$0$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0
    James LankfordROK$0$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0
    Mike LeeRUT$0$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0
    Ed MarkeyDMA$0$0
    John McCainRAZ$0$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$5,200$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$500$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$0$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$250$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$0$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$1,000$0
    Rand PaulRKY$0$0
    David PerdueRGA$0$0
    Gary C. PetersDMI$0$0
    Rob PortmanROH$0$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
    Harry ReidDNV$0$0
    Jim RischRID$0$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
    Mike RoundsRSD$0$0
    Marco RubioRFL$1,000$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
    Ben SasseRNE$0$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$0$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$1,000$0
    Tim ScottRSC$0$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$1,000$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$250$0
    Dan SullivanRAK$5,200$0
    Jon TesterDMT$250$0
    John ThuneRSD$0$0
    Thom TillisRNC$0$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$0
    Tom UdallDNM$0$0
    David VitterRLA$0$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$750$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0
    Ron WydenDOR$0$0

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Fiscal & tax policy$43,350
    Consumer groups$750

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
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