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October 20, 2007

House Votes - H.R. 928: Improving Government Accountability Act

H.Res. 701: Providing for consideration of H.R. 928

On Ordering the Previous Question
Passed 216-192

On Agreeing to the Resolution
Agreed to by voice vote.


H.R. 928: Improving Government Accountability Act
To amend the Inspector General Act of 1978 to enhance the independence of the Inspectors General, to create a Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency, and for other purposes.

Debate

Amendments (GovTrack, Thomas)

Votes

H.Amdt. 831 by Rep. Conyers [D-MI]
Amendment provides that the Department of Justice (DOJ) Inspector General is not required to refer to the Counsel of the Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR) of DOJ, allegations of misconduct involving DOJ attorneys and related personnel where the allegations relate to the exercise of the authority of an attorney to investigate, litigate, or provide legal advice.
Agreed to 217-192

On Motion to Recommit with Instructions
(consideration: CR H11200-11204; text: CR H11200-11201)
Passed 274-144

On Passage
Passed 404-11

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