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SB 1280: Inspectors General


Inspectors General; Provides that the Chief Inspector General is responsible for all agency inspectors general, including cabinet agencies and the Executive Office of the Governor. Requires the agency inspector general to keep the Chief Inspector General informed of any agency fraud, abuses, or deficiencies and authorizes the inspector general to not inform the agency head under certain circumstances. Revises the definition of "independent contractor" under the state Whistle-blower's Act to include anyone who receives public funds, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 Senate - Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  2. Budget (BC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/22/2011 Senate • Filed
3/7/2011 Senate • Referred to Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Budget -SJ 95
3/8/2011 Senate • Introduced -SJ 95
5/7/2011 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability