110-H.AMDT.831 to 110-H.R.928

Amendment provides that the Department of Justice (DOJ) Inspector General is not required to refer to the Counsel of the Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR) of DOJ, allegations of misconduct involving DOJ attorneys and related personnel where the allegations relate to the exercise of the authority of an attorney to investigate, litigate, or provide legal advice.

H.AMDT.831(A001)
Amends: H.R.928
Sponsor: Rep Conyers, John, Jr. [MI-14](offered 10/3/2007)

AMENDMENT DESCRIPTION:
Amendment provides that the Department of Justice (DOJ) Inspector General is not required to refer to the Counsel of the Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR) of DOJ, allegations of misconduct involving DOJ attorneys and related personnel where the allegations relate to the exercise of the authority of an attorney to investigate, litigate, or provide legal advice.

AMENDMENT PURPOSE:
An amendment numbered 1 printed in House Report 110-358 to provide that the Department of Justice (DOJ) Inspector General is not required to refer to the Counsel of the Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR) of DOJ, allegations of misconduct involving DOJ attorneys and related personnel where the allegations relate to the exercise of the authority of an attorney to investigate, litigate, or provide legal advice.

STATUS:

    10/3/2007 12:49pm:
    Amendment (A001) offered by Mr. Conyers. (consideration: CR H11194-11195, H11199-11200; text: CR H11194)
    10/3/2007 1:50pm:
    On agreeing to the Conyers amendment (A001) Agreed to by recorded vote: 217 - 192 (Roll no. 935).

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