SB 450: Whistleblower’s Act
GENERAL BILL by Brandes
Whistleblower’s Act; Revising the actions that an agency or independent contractor is prohibited from taking against an employee who participates in protected activity or discloses certain information; specifying that whistleblower remedies and protections do not apply to certain persons; revising applicability of provisions relating to investigative procedures upon receipt of whistleblower information; revising investigative procedures in response to retaliatory actions, etc.
Last Action: 3/14/2020 Senate - Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 255 (Ch. 2020-153)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
- Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
- Judiciary (JU)
- Rules (RC)
• Referred to Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 34
• Introduced -SJ 34
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 255 (Ch. 2020-153)
Companion bills that are identical word-for-word, not including titles. However, Resolutions and Concurrent Resolutions are considered identical if the only difference is the word "House" or "Senate."
Companion bills that are substantially similar in text or have substantial portions of text that are largely the same.
Bills that have selected provisions that are similar in text.
A bill that is contingent upon passage of another bill within the same chamber, e.g., a trust fund bill, a bill providing a public record exemption, or an implementing bill.
The page numbers, when listed, for citations are constantly under review. The journals or printed bills of the respective chambers should be consulted as the official documents of the Legislature.
The links for the page numbers are formatted to open the bill text PDF directly to the page containing the citation. However, if your browser is set to open PDFs in a new window, as is often the case with 64-bit browsers, the bill text will open to the first page.