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AB 2001 - Whistleblower Hotline - Key Vote

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Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (24-8) - (Key vote)

Title: Whistleblower Hotline

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes cities and counties to maintain a whistleblower hotline to receive information on possible violations of state, federal, or local statutes, rules, or regulations committed by government employees.

Highlights:
- Prohibits the disclosure of the informer's identity without that individual's written consent, unless the disclosure is to a law enforcement agency conducting a criminal investigation [sec. 1 (e) (1)]. - Requires investigative audits conducted pursuant this Act to remain confidential, except when the release of information is deemed necessary to serve the public interest [sec. 1 (e) (2)]. - Specifies that existing statutes of limitation are not changed by this Act [sec. 1 (d)].
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (75-0) -
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Whistleblower Hotline

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes cities and counties to maintain a whistleblower hotline to receive information on possible violations of state, federal, or local statutes, rules, or regulations committed by government employees.

Sponsors

  • SandrĂ© R. Swanson (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
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