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      Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
    IntroducedFebruary 25th, 2009

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Title

Congressional Whistleblower Protection Act of 2009

Official Title

A bill to amend the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995 to apply whistleblower protections available to certain executive branch employees to legislative branch employees, and for other purposes.

Summary

Congressional Whistleblower Protection Act of 2009 - Amends the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995 to apply whistleblower rights and protections to legislative branch employees, including those of the Government Accountability Office (GAO) or the Library of Congress. Prescribes for violation of this Act the same remedy as would be appropriate if awarded with respect to a prohibited federal personnel practice in the executive branch.