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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)

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  • 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    5/7/2011 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration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

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  • SB 1280, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/22/2011 at 9:28 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 903 Inspectors General Weinstein Identical Last Action: 5/7/2011 H Died in Government Operations Subcommittee
    Location: In committee/council (GVOPS)

    Citations - Statutes (9)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    14.2015 Office of Tourism, Trade, and Economic Development; creation; powers and duties. Page 22 (pdf)
    14.32 Office of Chief Inspector General. Page 2 (pdf)
    20.054 Page 2 (pdf)
    20.055 Agency inspectors general. Page 4 (pdf)
    112.3187 Adverse action against employee for disclosing information of specified nature prohibited; employee remedy and relief. Page 16 (pdf)
    112.3189 Investigative procedures upon receipt of whistle-blower information from certain state employees. Page 18 (pdf)
    112.31895 Investigative procedures in response to prohibited personnel actions. Page 18 (pdf)
    112.31901 Investigatory records. Page 21 (pdf)
    287.0565 Page 22 (pdf)

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