An Act To amend the Inspector General Act of 1978 to establish offices of inspector general in certain departments, and for other purposes

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Summary

Section 8E of the Inspector General Act of 1978 is amended. The term "designated Federal entity" includes the Smithsonian Institution. Definitions are set forth concerning the following terms: head of the Federal entity; Office of Inspector General; and Inspector General. The Inspector General shall be appointed by the head of the designated Federal entity. Each Inspector General shall report to and be under the general supervision of the head of the designated Federal entity. The head of the designated Federal entity shall not prevent or prohibit the Inspector General from initiating, carrying out, or completing any audit or investigation, or from issuing any subpoena during the course of any audit or investigation. Provisions are delineated for the removal of an Inspector General and for the authorities of an Inspector General.

Subject

  • United States Inspector General Act Amendments of 1988
  • United States Inspector General Act of 1978

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 102 Stat. 2515
  • Title 05, Government Organization and Employees
  • Public Law

Citation information

Statutes at Large

Notes

Title I of this Act may be cited as the "Inspector General Act Amendments of 1988".

Contained within

102 Stat. 2515 (1988); Pub. L. No. 100-504 (Book)

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

  • 1990
  • 10/18/1988

Topic

  • Accounting
  • Amendments (Parliamentary practice)
  • Governmental investigations
  • Auditing

Form/Genre

Public Law

Physical description

Number of pages: 5; Page Numbers: 2515, 2522-25

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