US SB3963 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress


Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 11-1)
Status: Introduced on June 15 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-06-15 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
Pending: Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


COVID-19 Whistleblower Protection Act This bill establishes whistleblower protections for government contractors and private sector workers who may witness waste, fraud, or abuse or be victims of misconduct with respect to a COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic-related program, project, or activity. Specifically, employers may not discharge, demote, or otherwise discriminate against such protected individuals who disclose information concerning fraud, misuse, or other misconduct related to COVID-19 program funds. A protected individual may submit to the Department of Labor a complaint alleging a violation of these protections and Labor may adjudicate such complaints and award relief in accordance with the Internal Revenue Service whistleblower procedures.

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COVID-19 Whistleblower Protection Act



2020-06-15SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

Same As/Similar To

HB7227 (Same As) 2020-06-15 - Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.


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