Summary of Amendments Submitted to the Rules Committee for H.R. 1039 - Probation Officer Protection Act of 2017

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May 16, 2017 2:03 PM

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Demings (FL)

#3

LATE States that the Director of FBI may be removed only for inefficiency, neglect of duty, or malfeasance in office

Jackson Lee (TX)

#1

LATE Requests a comprehensive study on the new authority of probation officers and sunsets that authority 30 months later after enactment.

Kennedy (MA)

#2

LATE Reinstates the authority to appoint an independent counsel for the purpose of an independent investigation on the forced resignation of Michael Flynn, National Security Adviser by the President with regard to alleged collusion with Russia, as well as investigation on the President's alleged collusion with Russia in Presidential elections, potential private business ties, and potential conflict of interests as a result.

Lawrence (MI)

#4

LATE Reinstates the authority to appoint an independent counsel for the purpose of an independent investigation on the firing of Angella Reid, first woman and second African American Chief Usher at the White House by the President with regard to specific reasons for dismissal in this nonpartisan role.

Lieu (CA)

#5

LATE Reinstates the authority to appoint an independent counsel for the purpose of an independent investigation on the firing of James Comey, the Director of the FBI, as well as an investigation on the President's alleged collusions with Russia in Presidential elections, potential business ties, and the potential conflict of interests as a result.

Moulton (MA)

#6

Late Revised Reinstates the authority to appoint an independent counsel for the purpose of an independent investigation on the firing of Sally Yates, the Deputy Attorney General, and the President’s understanding of the Department of Justice legal order.