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S. 579 - Inspector General Empowerment Act of 2015

Government operations and politics. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the Inspector General Act of 1978 to strengthen the independence of the Inspectors General, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
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The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Inspector General Empowerment Act of 2015

S. 579 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to amend the Inspector General Act of 1978 to strengthen the independence of the Inspectors General, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Inspector General Act of 1978 to strengthen the independence of the Inspectors General, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Inspector General Empowerment Act of 2015
  • Inspector General Empowerment Act of 2015
  • Inspector General Empowerment Act of 2015
Sponsor
Chuck Grassley
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Government operations and politics
  • Congressional oversight
  • Evidence and witnesses
  • Federal officials
  • Government ethics and transparency, public corruption
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Public contracts and procurement
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Major Actions
Introduced2/26/2015
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced2/26/2015
2/26/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
2/26/2015Introduced in Senate
Put on a legislative calendar3/04/2015Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
5/05/2015Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Reported by Senator Johnson with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 114-36.
Put on a legislative calendar5/05/2015Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 68.
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
Inspector General Empowerment 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
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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