H.R.1203 - Judicial Transparency and Ethics Enhancement Act of 2013

To amend title 28, United States Code, to provide an Inspector General for the judicial branch, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: To amend title 28, United States Code, to provide an Inspector General for the judicial branch, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Judicial Transparency and Ethics Enhancement Act of 2013 as introduced.

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Official Summary

Judicial Transparency and Ethics Enhancement Act of 2013 - Amends the federal judicial code to establish the Office of Inspector General for the Judicial Branch of the U.S. government, to be headed by an Inspector General appointed by the Chief Justice. Sets a term of four years, which may

Official Summary

Judicial Transparency and Ethics Enhancement Act of 2013 - Amends the federal judicial code to establish the Office of Inspector General for the Judicial Branch of the U.S. government, to be headed by an Inspector General appointed by the Chief Justice. Sets a term of four years, which may be extended by additional reappointments. Authorizes the Chief Justice to remove an Inspector General from office. Requires the Office, except with respect to the Supreme Court, to:
(1) conduct investigations of alleged misconduct in the Judicial Branch;
(2) conduct and supervise audits and investigations; and
(3) prevent and detect waste, fraud, and abuse. Provides for whistleblower protection.

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