S. 2644 - Special Counsel Independence and Integrity Act

Crime and law enforcement. 115th Congress (2017-2018) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to ensure independent investigations and judicial review of the removal of a special counsel, 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.

Special Counsel Independence and Integrity Act

S. 2644 — 115th Congress (2017–2018)

Summary
A bill to ensure independent investigations and judicial review of the removal of a special counsel, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to ensure independent investigations and judicial review of the removal of a special counsel, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Special Counsel Independence and Integrity Act
  • Special Counsel Independence and Integrity Act
  • Special Counsel Independence and Integrity Act
  • Special Counsel Independence and Integrity Act
  • Special Counsel Independence and Integrity Act
Sponsor
Lindsey Graham
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Crime and law enforcement
  • Congressional oversight
  • Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation
  • Department of Justice
  • Federal officials
  • Government ethics and transparency, public corruption
  • Judicial review and appeals
  • Supreme Court
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Major Actions
Introduced4/11/2018
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced4/11/2018
4/11/2018Introduced in Senate
4/11/2018Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Put on a legislative calendar4/26/2018Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
4/26/2018Committee on the Judiciary. Reported by Senator Grassley with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
Put on a legislative calendar4/26/2018Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 393.
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Total contributions given to Senators from Consumer groups, which…

support this bill

Consumer groups$10,650
$10,650

2 Organizations Support and 0 Oppose; See Which Ones

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Special Counsel Independence and Integrity Act

2 organizations support this bill

Common Cause
Common Cause (2018, April 11). Senate Must Move Quickly on Bipartisan Bill to Protect Mueller Russia Investigation. Retrieved April 12, 2018, from Common Cause.
Public Citizen
Public Citizen (2018, April 26). Committee Vote Proves That Protecting Mueller Investigation Is Unquestionably Bipartisan. Retrieved April 26, 2018, from Public Citizen.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 115th U.S. Congress, from Consumer groups interest groups, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Support
$ From Interest Groups
That Oppose
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$0
John BarrassoRWY$0$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0
Roy BluntRMO$0$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$0$0
John BoozmanRAR$0$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0
Richard BurrRNC$0$0
Maria CantwellDWA$0$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$0$0
Ben CardinDMD$0$0
Tom CarperDDE$0$0
Bob CaseyDPA$500$0
Bill CassidyRLA$0$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$0
Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
John CornynRTX$0$0
Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$0$0
Tom CottonRAR$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$0$0
Ted CruzRTX$0$0
Steve DainesRMT$0$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$0$0
Tammy DuckworthDIL$0$0
Dick DurbinDIL$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Joni ErnstRIA$0$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0
Deb FischerRNE$0$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$0
Cory GardnerRCO$0$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
Kamala D. HarrisDCA$0$0
Margaret Wood HassanDNH$0$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$0$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$0$0
Dean HellerRNV$0$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$0
John HoevenRND$0$0
Cindy Hyde-SmithRMS$0$0
Jim InhofeROK$0$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
Doug JonesDAL$0$0
Tim KaineDVA$0$0
John KennedyRLA$0$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$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$0$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0
Jerry MoranRKS$0$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
Chris MurphyDCT$0$0
Patty MurrayDWA$0$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0
Rand PaulRKY$0$0
David PerdueRGA$0$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$0$0
Rob PortmanROH$0$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
Jim RischRID$0$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
Mike RoundsRSD$0$0
Marco RubioRFL$0$0
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
Ben SasseRNE$0$0
Brian SchatzDHI$0$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0
Tim ScottRSC$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
Tina SmithDMN$0$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$250$0
Dan SullivanRAK$0$0
Jon TesterDMT$0$0
John ThuneRSD$0$0
Thom TillisRNC$0$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$0
Tom UdallDNM$0$0
Chris Van HollenDMD$9,900$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$0$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0
Ron WydenDOR$0$0
Todd YoungRIN$0$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Support
$ From Interest Groups
That Oppose
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$0
John BarrassoRWY$0$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0
Roy BluntRMO$0$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$0$0
John BoozmanRAR$0$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0
Richard BurrRNC$0$0
Maria CantwellDWA$0$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$0$0
Ben CardinDMD$0$0
Tom CarperDDE$0$0
Bob CaseyDPA$500$0
Bill CassidyRLA$0$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$0
Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
John CornynRTX$0$0
Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$0$0
Tom CottonRAR$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$0$0
Ted CruzRTX$0$0
Steve DainesRMT$0$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$0$0
Tammy DuckworthDIL$0$0
Dick DurbinDIL$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Joni ErnstRIA$0$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0
Deb FischerRNE$0$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$0
Cory GardnerRCO$0$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
Kamala D. HarrisDCA$0$0
Margaret Wood HassanDNH$0$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$0$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$0$0
Dean HellerRNV$0$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$0
John HoevenRND$0$0
Cindy Hyde-SmithRMS$0$0
Jim InhofeROK$0$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
Doug JonesDAL$0$0
Tim KaineDVA$0$0
John KennedyRLA$0$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$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$0$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0
Jerry MoranRKS$0$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
Chris MurphyDCT$0$0
Patty MurrayDWA$0$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0
Rand PaulRKY$0$0
David PerdueRGA$0$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$0$0
Rob PortmanROH$0$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
Jim RischRID$0$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
Mike RoundsRSD$0$0
Marco RubioRFL$0$0
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
Ben SasseRNE$0$0
Brian SchatzDHI$0$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0
Tim ScottRSC$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
Tina SmithDMN$0$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$250$0
Dan SullivanRAK$0$0
Jon TesterDMT$0$0
John ThuneRSD$0$0
Thom TillisRNC$0$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$0
Tom UdallDNM$0$0
Chris Van HollenDMD$9,900$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$0$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0
Ron WydenDOR$0$0
Todd YoungRIN$0$0

Interest Groups that support this bill

$ Donated
Consumer groups$10,650

Interest Groups that oppose this bill

$ Donated
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